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SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC is recognized as one of North America’s top solutions provider for Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) and Multi-Shot LSR components. Our customers include Fortune 100 companies that have entrusted us with production of their automotive, life science, industrial, and consumer components.

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SIMTEC Team

As we continue our growth, we are looking for passionate, qualified, talent to join our unique, innovative, dynamic, growing company! If you are a dedicated individual looking for an opportunity to begin or advance your career please submit your resume for consideration.

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Positions Available

Quality Engineer

Process Engineer

Toolmaker

Material Handler

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Current Openings at SIMTEC Silicone Parts (Miramar, FL)

Quality Engineer

Position:  Quality Engineer

Department:  Quality

Reports to:  VP of Quality

FLSA status:  Exempt

Approved by:   VP Quality

Revised:  January 2019

Position Summary:

To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities. Job descriptions represent a general outline of job responsibilities and qualifications. They are not intended to be comprehensive in nature. In addition, jobs evolve over time and, therefore, their descriptions may not reflect the precise nature of the position at a given point of time.

General Description:

The Quality Engineer will be a leader and vital member of a growing Quality team.  This team is responsible for supporting new component development & injection molding manufacturing operations with technical leadership in Metrology Application Techniques & Technical Problem solving Techniques.  These techniques include Design for Test/Measure, GD&T application for Drawing Review, Product Quality Planning (Validation & Statistical Process Control), Material Analysis, and Root Cause Analysis.  The Quality Team provides accurate, timely measurement and data collection across the entire array of SIMTEC products through the entire product life cycle.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • APQP/FAI/ Product and Process Qualification:
    Review and negotiate blueprints, customer specifications and drawings and determine the criteria to evaluate in a quality inspection. Develop instructions for inspection, sampling, testing, and evaluation and initiate and oversee build and implementation. Analyze and evaluate inspection results using statistical methods, present the requested information in an appropriate manner and manage qualification (e.g. PPAP or IQ/OQ/PQ) in accordance with customer requirements for full approval by customer.
  • Dimensional, Pneumatic, and Materials Analysis Metrology:
    Program and use optical and probe CMM to measure parts as part of quality control inspections and part approval requirements
  • Root Cause Analysis & Corrective Action:
    Identify trends and/or problems with a production process and make. Maintain non-conforming material process by driving the CAPA process including but not limited to root-cause analysis and organizing corrective actions such as segregating / reworking material, and re-inspection
  • Quality Management & Process Improvement:
    Design and develop work instructions, and procedures for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality data. Conduct audits and process improvements in support of quality assurance initiatives. Assist in preparation and follow up for both internal and external audits. Prepare and record all necessary compliance documentation.
  • Certifications and Compliance:
    Help maintain current ISO 9001, ISO 13485, IATF 16949 certifications and compliance with 21 CFR Part 820
  • Troubleshooting & Maintenance:
    Assist production in determination of cause of defects and containment of non-conformances.  Manage the calibration and maintenance of test equipment for use by quality and production personnel.

 

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor quality of incoming materials for compliance with SIMTEC and customer requirements
  • Assist in training new team members
  • Conduct special projects as assigned

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience establishing quality related policies, procedures and work instructions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with ability to collaborate with multiple departments and customers to resolve issues
  • High level attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and provide strategic insight and analysis to solve problems and make improvement.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, ERP software systems, and statistical software
  • Statistical application and evaluation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to professionally interact with co-workers, management, and outside-visitors

 

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Previous experience in production/QA initiatives in an injection molding company
  • Experience working under ISO/TS 16949 or ISO 13485 environment
  • 3 years of experience in a quality assurance role within a manufacturing setting
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) programming skills
  • Solid understanding of quality systems inspection and testing processes
  • Understanding of QMS System

 

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional work with loud noise and extreme temperatures
  • Occasional domestic and international travel
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate additional work time as necessary
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Perform light to moderate physical tasks on a regular basis, with lifting up to 30 pounds

 

About SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

SIMTEC is a leading, U.S.-based Extraordinary Solutions provider exclusively focused on the customized, serial production of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR), LSR over-molded and 2-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic) solutions, and Multi-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic and Metal) injection molded components. As a technology driven company, for more than 19 years SIMTEC has been envisioning and manufacturing high precision, tight tolerance solutions for global innovative leaders in the automotive, life science, electronic, infant and personal care industries. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO/TS 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

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Process Engineer

Position Summary

To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities. Job descriptions represent a general outline of job responsibilities and qualifications. They are not intended to be comprehensive in nature. In addition, jobs evolve over time and, therefore, their descriptions may not reflect the precise nature of the position at a given point of time.

General Description:
Responsible for setting up  production processes and maintaining process stability in single and 2-shot machines, with the goal of extending lights-out liquid injection molding, and driving continuous improvement in a highly-automated liquid silicone injection molding facility.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Reduce the Production and QA costs (rejects, material, cycle time, labor,..)
  • Interface with Production, Engineering, Quality, and customers and suppliers to achieve program objectives
  • Interface with customers and suppliers to resolve quality issues. Work with the Quality department to identify non-conformities, recommend and implement solutions, and halt processing until corrections are made to prevent further occurrence.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement corrective action to improve scrap and efficiencies
  • Study job setups on presses and auxiliary equipment, and recommend improvements
  • Trouble-shoot current process for potential improvements
  • Determine and establish robust parameters for processing of all tools and jobs and meet quality standards at quoted cost
  • Plan trials or sequence of trials (scheduling, manpower, materials, and process changes) for equipment changes
  • Perform new tool sampling and/or conduct tool handovers at outside sources
  • Coordinate equipment changes and recommend improvements Analyze trial and designed experiment results to solve problems and reduce defects
  • Issue process standards to Production department and ensure adherence
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of Statistical Process Control techniques
  • Recommend and justify budget recommendations for capital equipment related to the process

 

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Make recommendations during new product design to optimize production efficiency
  • Audit processing paperwork
  • Perform work related to production as assigned
  • Conduct special projects as assigned, serve on project teams as needed
  • Assist with cross-training within production and other departments

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Plastics Engineering or other manufacturing-related degree
  • Experienced in troubleshooting injection molding machines which requires thorough knowledge in electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems
  • Possess a detailed and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work with associates at all levels including directors, managers, engineers, machine operators, quality technicians, line supervisors, and maintenance technicians
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with staff, partners, the public and external agencies
  • Knowledge of plastics and LSR processing
  • Have at least 5 year of experience in injection molding
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ERP applications
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Well organized with excellent administrative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and provide analysis to solve problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently with only general direction from leadership
  • Able to work with Green card or TN visa only. No H1B or F1 sponsorship for this role
  • At least 2 years of U.S. based experience
  • Maintain the highest quality work to continuously ensure customer satisfaction

 

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Previous experience operating industrial equipment associated with LSR injection molding
  • Exposure to Lean manufacturing principles preferred

 

Working Conditions/Other:

  • Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to work with injection molding machines up to 400 tons clamping force
  • Ability to lifting to up 50 pounds and physical tasks associate with heavy equipment, machinery, and production materials including operating forklifts
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally for customer / supplier meetings or industry conferences

 

About SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

SIMTEC is a leading, U.S.-based Extraordinary Solutions provider exclusively focused on the customized, high-volume production of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR), LSR 2-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic), LSR over-molded, and LSR Multi-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic and Metal) injection molded component solutions. As a technology driven company, for more than 19 years SIMTEC has been envisioning and manufacturing high precision, tight tolerance solutions for global innovative leaders in the automotive, life science, electronic, infant and personal care industries. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and IATF 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

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Toolmaker

Position:  Tooling Maintenance Specialist/Toolmaker

Department:  Tool Room

Reports to:  Vice President of Production

FLSA status:  Non-Exempt

Revised:  August 2019

Position Summary:

To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities. Job descriptions represent a general outline of job responsibilities and qualifications. They are not intended to be comprehensive in nature. In addition, jobs evolve over time and, therefore, their descriptions may not reflect the precise nature of the position at a given point of time.

General Description:  Ensure that all tooling and molds are clean and well maintained at all times to ensure proper functioning, quality and performance.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance: Repair all production related equipment, hardware and tools as needed, this will include general maintenance and replacement of production machine parts to limit chance of production breakdowns. Document tooling maintenance in accordance with internal and external requirements. Develop/update process documents to show proper repair and maintenance techniques
  • Tool Making: Machine, grind, and EDM tooling components according to drawings
  • Cleaning: Clean, repair and maintain molds and inserts in accordance with the tool supplier’s maintenance schedule and instructions
  • Work environment: Maintain a clean and organized work space. Maintain a safe work environment by assuring conformance to policies and good practices.Address safety issues immediately – people, equipment or work area

 

 Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct special projects as assigned
  • Assist in training new team members

 

 Required Skills and Competencies:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • Three to five years experience working in machinery maintenance in a manufacturing facility
  • Five years experience in CNC machining (lathe , Mill, EDM)
  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, and tool prints
  • Expert knowledge and use of common manual repair tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • High level attention to detail with ability multi-task and prioritize work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

 Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Associate degree in industrial maintenance or related field
  • Two years working in mold maintenance, welding or hydraulics

 

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work in confined area with loud noise, extreme temperatures, standing for 8+ hours
  • Ability to perform light to moderate physical tasks often, ability to lift up to 80 pounds
  • Exposure to chemicals used to clean and maintain tools and machinery

 

About SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

SIMTEC is a leading, U.S.-based Extraordinary Solutions provider exclusively focused on the customized, serial production of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR), LSR over-molded and 2-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic) solutions, and Multi-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic and Metal) injection molded components. As a technology driven company, for more than 19 years SIMTEC has been envisioning and manufacturing high precision, tight tolerance solutions for global innovative leaders in the automotive, life science, electronic, infant and personal care industries. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO/TS 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

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Material Handler

Position:  Material Handler

Department:  Production

Reports to:  Vice President of Production

FLSA status:  Non-Exempt

Revised:  May 2019

 

Position Summary

To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities. Job descriptions represent a general outline of job responsibilities and qualifications. They are not intended to be comprehensive in nature. In addition, jobs evolve over time and, therefore, their descriptions may not reflect the precise nature of the position at a given point of time.

General Description: 

Responsible for assisting with the set up and operation of the injection-molding machines to mold parts and components in compliance with customer specifications. Monitor injection molding machines as well as related equipment and supplies to ensure continued production of quality parts.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Material Handling: Assist with raw material changes, and support production by following procedures to ensure that lines are equipped with an adequate supply of trays, containers, etc. for de-molded parts.
  • Quality Assurance:  Complete visual inspections of parts produced and notify Injection Molding Specialists and QA department of non-conforming parts.
  • Work Environment: Adhere to cleanliness standards and product safety guidelines, including machine cleaning assignments. Maintain a safe work environment by assuring conformance to policies and good practices. Address safety issues immediately –people, equipment or work area.

 

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with secondary operations functions
  • Inspect and package finished goods
  • Assist in training new team members
  • Improve quality of production and improve plant efficiency through process improvements
  • Conduct special projects as assigned

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to learn and adapt
  • Good verbal communication
  • Good mathematical skills
  • High level attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment and as well as work independently

 

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Familiarity with software programs including ERP, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD
  • Experience working in a Lean manufacturing environment (Six Sigma, Kaizen)
  • Lift truck certified

 

Working Conditions:

  • Physically able to bend, squat, twist, climb, push/pull, reach & lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to handle and grip small parts
  • Ability to work in confined area with loud noise, extreme temperatures, standing for 8+ hours
  • Occasional travel

 

About SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

SIMTEC is a leading, U.S.-based Extraordinary Solutions provider exclusively focused on the customized, serial production of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR), LSR over-molded and 2-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic) solutions, and Multi-Shot (LSR/Thermoplastic and Metal) injection molded components. As a technology driven company, for more than 19 years SIMTEC has been envisioning and manufacturing high precision, tight tolerance solutions for global innovative leaders in the automotive, life science, electronic, infant and personal care industries. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO/TS 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

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