Avery Dennison Process Engineer, Injection Molding in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:
Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
Paid parental leave
Flexible work arrangements
Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
Paid vacation and Paid holidays
About your role
The primary purpose of this role is to support improvement of existing Injection Molding processes, design, install, configure and maintain manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve equipment reliability, and develop standard methodologies within the production process. Work on maintaining reliable and safe manufacturing systems, while improving quality, overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
Hands-on Process Engineer with experience developing new processes and fixing existing processes
What you will be doing:
Activities may include, but are not limited to:
Support production in improving process reliability and performance.
Key success factors include reducing equipment downtime and scrap, improving line performance and quality throughout and reducing changeover times.
Support and develop production projects for the plant in the molding and print departments.
Provide mentorship to the production team on assigned tasks and projects.
Facilitate continuous improvement process, identify cost-savings and process improvement projects and move them from concept to implementation.
Drive continuous improvement by developing and implementing systems and process improvements that optimize all phases of the production process; be actively involved in the development and implementation of long term improvement plans.
Build and maintain process flow, PFMEA, Standard Operating Procedures and line capability and performance documentation.
Support, cost, estimate and document all engineering changes.
Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any quality non conformances related to product, process and systems.
Provide technical inputs for incident investigation, root cause analysis and corrective action.
Responsible for testing new tools and new materials.
Assist with preliminary parts and mold design concepts. Attend part and tooling design reviews and make recommendations as needed.
Perform Design of Experiments (DOE) for fixing and process optimization.
Provide coaching and training for process technicians
What we will be looking for in you:
At least five (5) years of relevant experience in injection molding or extrusion facility
Strong manufacturing process skills/ experience.
Must have injection molding experience, have working knowledge of PLC's, automation, and high speed manufacturing equipment.
Analytical skills and understanding of problem solving techniques/tools.
Data-driven, disciplined, objective and detail oriented.
- Bachelor's Degree (Plastic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related Technical Field)
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled