Engineer, Sr Mfg - 100146 - Arden Hills, MN - 0300 Posted Date: August 22, 2013

Job Description

Job Title:  Sr Mfg Molding Engineer
Purpose Statement:
Provides support to the Manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues. Interfaces with Quality and Research and Development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.
Key Responsibilities:
  •    Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company. Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
  •    Analyzes and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major breakthrough in technology.
  •    Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques. Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
  •    Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion. Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business. Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.
  •    Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks. Serves has a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees. May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
  •    Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers. Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters. Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.
    Quality Systems Requirements:
    In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.  
    For those individuals that supervise others, the following statements are applicable:
  •     Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  •     Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.
    Minimum Education and Experience:
  •     BS in a technical engineering discipline with 5+years experience supporting a fast paced manufacturing environment
  •    Thermoplastic and silicone molding experience
  •    Previous experience with both new product development and production released product preferred
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
    people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all
    responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.