Manufacturing Recruiter | Plastics Recruiter | Manufacturing Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a manufacturing engineer with injection molding experience as follows:
Manufacturing Engineer – Injection Molding 
Automotive parts manufacturer is seeking a manufacturing engineer with an injection molding background. The manufacturing engineer will report to the engineering manager and work with a team of manufacturing engineering professionals that focus on meeting production goals in a safe, quality-driven environment. In this role you will be responsible for a specific area of the plant and will focus on continuous improvement functions. 
Other responsibilities will include new model launch, new equipment projects, troubleshooting equipment, project management, scrap reduction, increasing efficiencies and troubleshooting the injection molding process.    Candidates are required to have strong communication skills and be able to work in a team environment. This is a fast-paced manufacturing environment that supplies to the automotive industry.  This position does require candidates to be capable of process improvements, analytical thinking, strong problem solving, follow through on tasks and responsibilities, be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible with work responsibilities.REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with at least 2 years of manufacturing engineering experience
  • Injection molding experience
  • Experience making continuous improvements
  • Project management
  • Formal problem solving
  • 3D CAD for the use of designing fixtures and jigs
  • Microsoft Office

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Lean or Six Sigma methodologies
2. PLC or Robotic troubleshooting and programming
3. Automotive Tier I or Tier II manufacturing experience


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