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Reporting to Operations, the successful candidate will provide Injection Molding expertise and engineering support for the Infusion Platform and new product launches utilizing the BD Product Development process. Supports capacity expansion projects for the Infusion Product lines, as well as, projects to improve product and process robustness. Responsible for development, improvement, and maintenance of Injection Molding systems for high-cavitation precision molding processes. Carries out mold tool and process development from the prototype stage to full commercial scale.
Defines requirements for injection molding processes and automation, from concept evaluation through commercialization.
Develops specifications for molding and part design, operating procedures, acceptance and validation test plans and protocols.
Designs, develops, upgrades and debugs molding systems
Troubleshoots mold components and sub-systems.
Molding process selection, concept evaluation, moldability and scalability assessments
Optimize part geometry for moldability, part cost and scalability
Provides technology input to guide product development and design for manufacturability
Scale-up from single cavity molds to high cavitation, high volume production parts
Significant contributor to the development of technology strategy and execution plans
Interfaces with R&D, Marketing and Manufacturing in the execution of project goals
Provides leadership in the transfer of new mold tooling applications to manufacturing
Directs projects and employees in cross-functional setting, directs vendor activities and plant technicians as necessary
Manages project activities and capital up to $5mm annually, including planning, vendor activities and tracking to budget and agreed upon milestones
Responsible for designing, developing and maintaining pilot molding facilities to support new product launches
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably in Molding, Mechanical, or Materials Engineering
7-10 years of relevant injection molding experience required
Six Sigma certification highly desirable
Thorough understanding of DOE processes and ability to execute scientific molding principles
Well rounded team leader capable of working under minimal supervision and taking ownership of multifunctional projects
Experience in the specification and design high cavitation molding equipment for use within a regulated industry
Previous experience writing equipment specifications, operating procedures, and managing design efforts of equipment vendors
Experience developing and executing acceptance test and validation testing protocols required
Ability to coach, train and develop technical associates and team members
Previous engineering experience in an FDA (Food and Drug Administration) GMP (Good
Manufacturing Practices)/QSR (Quality System Regulation) environment preferred
Experience with 3D Sigma or 3D Mold Flow analysis for part design and moldability required
Experience in development and troubleshooting of molding process parameters for high-cavitation, high volume complex molding processes
Experience developing new products from concept to launch phase, including pilot capabilities to full production scale-up
Master Molder training/certification preferred
Primary LocationUS-New Jersey-Franklin Lakes
Shift First Shift / Day Job
Relocation Available Yes
State or Province