Plastics Product Development Engineer (Bi-Lingual)

EG Industries - Columbus, OH2.9

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $67,000 - $90,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview
This position will focus on product development and testing of plastic injection-molded products, including technical interface with customer engineers, new product design, plus support plant and program managers in launching of products. Duration of responsibility is generally from Pre - award through steady state production to ensure achievement in program deliverables and successful launch; particularly in the attainment of part costs, quality expectations (PPAP), and delivery requirements (timing).

Responsibilities
Provides engineering and technical support for plastic injection-molded products from quoting phase through part approval process and launch
Interfaces with customers, suppliers, and internal plants to help provide the highest quality product
Performs feasibility studies for part tooling and manufacturability
Evaluates part designs for quality, functionality, and assembly
Evaluates designs by studying current design, prototypes, similar parts, and competitor parts to improve products and processes
Manages design and process changes and coordinates with customers as needed
Directs all engineering activities related to product development – design, materials, CAE/FEA
Leads or coordinates all design and validation efforts including DFMEA, DFMA, testing, measurements, and any other customer requirements for part approval
Reviews / Creates engineering specifications and creates design and test plans to ensure customer requirements are satisfied
Evaluates dimensional reports and test data
Coordinates with designers to create internal and customer drawings, evaluate part environment and system tolerances
Coordinates and communicates that the part maintains all requirements & design intent within development scheduled timeframe
Supports quotation and cost estimating activities as needed
Leads or assists in VA/VE activities
Travel to facilities, suppliers, and/or customers
Qualifications
Understanding of cost, systems, tooling, manufacturing
Must be team oriented, self-motivated, and detail oriented
The ability to have people take your direction even though they don't report to you
Ability to multi-task and prioritize ongoing and time-sensitive projects simultaneously
Ability to tell customers what they might not want to hear
Strong design and quality skills
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and designs
Ability to come to closure on projects
Good understanding of Word, Excel, Power Point, and Microsoft Project
Working knowledge and understanding of CAD – CATIA, Unigraphics and/or Solidworks
Knowledge of materials

Preferred Skills

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills
Strong understanding of cost, systems, tooling, manufacturing
Knowledge and use of project management software program
Strong knowledge of statistical analysis
Strong problem-solving skills
Creative and innovative thinking
Knowledge of automotive and industry terminology
Knowledge of FEA analysis and Mold flow
Desire to work until the job is completed and meet deadlines
Understanding of GD&T

Education and Job Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
At least 5 years in a Program Engineering role, or equivalent
Ability to travel and work remotely as needed
Bi-Lingual - English and Korean languages preferred

Work Environment and Physical Demands

This position may require you to pull, push, bend, squat or lift up to 50lbs while performing position responsibilities or tasks

The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.