Project Engineer - Injection Molding
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Mar 13

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Burlington, VT
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4150018

Project Engineer, NPD – Injection Molding
Company – My client is a recognized leader in the plastics industry. They have specialized in custom household, consumer goods, and packaging manufacturing to the injection molding industry for several decades and they have truly mastered their craft. Having been in business for nearly 30 years, they are made up of other companies who have been around for even longer, allowing them to have a large part of the market and have several locations in the US! This organization is dedicated to innovation and their solutions are used in hundreds of products you use every day in the consumer goods and retail space. With deep financial pockets, they are not afraid to invest and supply their facilities with advanced technology to continue to offer the best value to their customers.
They appreciate their employees by offering:
  • Great base salaries, benefits, vacation, and more
  • A culture that allows for growth and upward mobility
  • Rewarding and impactful opportunity to be a direct decision maker during this period of growth
As the Project Engineer you will be responsible for full, cradle to grave, project management. This is a hands on role and we are looking for an expertise in design, new product development, and tooling. You will work on new projects from concept to commercialization and need to have a strong understanding in design for manufacturability. Using the stage-gate process you will lead project execution and ensure on-time completion, customer expectations, and more. This is a critical role that is responsible for timely and successful projects through interaction with customers, sales, engineering, manufacturing, and external vendors. This role will report to the Vice President of Product and Continuous Improvement Engineering.
To be successful in this role:
  • Technical degree in Engineering or similar – Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, etc.
  • 5+ years in a plastics manufactured products – Injection Molding, Blow Molding, etc.
  • 3+ years experience in hands on design with Solidworks or other 3D CAD programs
  • True problem solver with proven success in product change management
  • Experience in hands on training and implementation
Location – This position will be based in one of their largest facilities in Northern New York. This a beautiful area, known for a much lower cost of living and located right on a beautiful lake which allows for great outdoor family activities, but close to Burlington, VT for a beautiful city area. This area is known for good employment, good education, and a great place to grow your career!

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