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Senior Molding Engineer

Company: Avanos
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID:4111 Job Title:Senior Molding Engineer Job Country:United States (US) Here at Avanos Medical, we passionately believe in three things: Making a difference in our products, services and offers, never ceasing to fight for groundbreaking solutions in everything we do; Making a difference in how we work and collaborate, constantly nurturing our nimble culture of innovation; Having an impact on the healthcare challenges we all face, and the lives of people and communities around the world. At Avanos you will find an environment that strives to be independent and different, one that supports and inspires you to excel and to help change what medical devices can deliver, now and in the future. The Avanos COVID-19 Vaccine Policy: This Policy applies to U.S. customer-facing / field-based employees & Avanos leadership: All U.S. customer-facing / field-based employees hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of being fully vaccinated does not need to be disclosed until a job offer has been made but must be submitted within 48 hours after the acceptance of the job offer. If you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice that precludes you from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, you may apply for an exemption or deferral after you accept the job offer and before your scheduled start date. The reasonable accommodation provided to the employee, if any, will depend on the employee's job and the applicable facts, but it may include weekly COVID-19 testing and masking requirements. New hires who do not submit, before their scheduled start date, proof of being fully vaccinated or a request for a reasonable accommodation will have their job offer revoked. Avanos is a medical device company focused on delivering clinically superior breakthrough solutions that will help patients get back to the things that matter.We are committed to creating the next generation of innovative healthcare solutions which will address our most important healthcare needs, such as reducing the use of opioids while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we develop, manufacture and market recognized brands in more than 90 countries. Avanos Medical is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AVNS. For more information, visit www.avanos.com. The role The incumbent will report to the Manager Molding and Extrusion. The successful candidate will be responsible for design, development, and commercialization of molding processes and equipment for existing products and new medical devices. They will work with Marketing, Project leaders and Plant based teams to create/redefine products and associated specifications through innovative and robust processing solutions. They will also be expected to assist in quality system compliance and regulatory filings with the FDA and other agencies outside the United States. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in engineering and 5 years' experience in molding industry - medical experience preferred or 10 years' experience within the Medical Molding Industry Hands on injection molding and tooling experience Working Knowledge/Experience with Scientific Molding principles and techniques Experience conducting on the press scientific molding studies Experience with hot manifold systems, E-dart, in mold sensors Knowledge/experience with plastic joining technologies such as solvent, ultrasonic welding, adhesives etc Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as appropriate based on health guidelines - up to 60% percent Competencies: Strong team-oriented professional with good interpersonal skills and project management experience Must be able to work in a dynamic environment with little supervision or daily direction Strong communication skills Well versed in molding and machining methods Experience providing design engineering assistance to project teams leveraging DFA/DFM principles Hands on injection molding and tooling experience including experience Conducting on the press scientific molding studies Process troubleshooting - mold and press Understanding of tool design, troubleshooting, and component qualification including experience in: Generating technical RFQ documentation Leading injection mold design reviews Familiarity with FEA simulation for mold flow, warp etc. Making steel and mold modification decisions Creating mold validation and FAT protocols Creating mold transfer documentation packages Creating part inspection documentation Ability to perform in-depth engineering and statistical analyses Ability to identify molding and tooling and process effciency improvement opportunities and presenting to senior management Experience in working with vendors and vendor management Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project,Minitab, etc. Demonstrated proficiency in SolidWorks to view, design and modify plastic parts, injection molds and part and mold drawings. General knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. Application of statistical and analytical methods such as SPC, SQC and DOE. General knowledge of DFMEA, PFMEA, and Risk Tools. Working knowledge of GMP and ISO regulations (Design Controls). Comply with applicable FDA and international regulatory laws/standards and the Avanos Code of Conduct. Additional Preferred Competences: RJG Master Molder 1 Certification 3 years plastic part design experience. 3 years Project Management experience Experience with silicone molding Experience with extrusion Experience with insert molding and over molding. Experience with robots, EOAT and post mold automation. Experience with vision systems and component inspection Experience in Gage design, MSA and GRR. Rapid prototyping experience Avanos Medical is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are a current employee of Avanos, please apply here . Join us at Avanos Join us and you can make a difference in our products, solutions and our culture. Most of all, you can make a difference in the lives, people, and communities around the world. Make your career count Our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of others begins with our employees - through a comprehensive and competitive range of benefits. We provide more than just a salary - our Total Rewards package encompasses everything you receive as an employee; your pay, health care benefits, retirement plans and work/life benefits. Avanos offers a generous 401(k) employer match of 100% of each pretax dollar you contribute on the first 4% and 50% of the next 2% of pay contributed with immediate vesting. free onsite gym - benefits on day 1 - uncapped sales commissions - HQ region voted 'best place to live' by USA Today PDN-968f5633-5253-4192-a123-3a8913150fff

Keywords: Avanos, Alpharetta , Senior Molding Engineer, Engineering , Alpharetta, Georgia

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