Careers

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.

JOIN US

city landscape

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.

Talent@simtec-silicone.com

SIMTEC professionals

Positions Available

Injection Molding Specialist
Project Engineer
Quality Engineer

Apply






Current Openings at SIMTEC Silicone Parts (Miramar, FL)

Injection Molding Specialist

Reports to:           Production Manager

FLSA status:        Non-Exempt

Revised:               February 2017

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 operation of 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:

Machine Operations:

  • Start-up and shut-down of Injection Molding Machines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Inspection of product manufacturing according to control plan and work instructions.
  • Daily preventive maintenance on production equipment (mold, injection molding machine, chiller, plastic pallets dryer, temperature control unit, vacuum pump), etc.
  • Verify production process against documented process.
  • Keep the assigned injection molding machine clean and organized under the 5S System.
  • Report scrap and rejects in the IT system.
  • Create product labels in the IT system.
  • Assist in Secondary Operations as needed (post-cure, sorting), etc.
  • Check and restock the raw material (plastic pallet, master batch, silicone, silicone color, boxes, dividers, and trays), etc.

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 and work area.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Work close with the shift supervisor and QA to ensure product quality.
  • Must be punctual and reliable.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to learn and adapt.
  • Five years’ experience working on injection molding ecosystems
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills in English language.
  • High level attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and mechanical operations.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate additional work time as necessary.
  • Ability to perform moderate lifting to up 50 pounds and physical tasks associate with heavy equipment, machinery, and production materials including operating forklifts.
  • Ability to handle and grip small parts.
  • Ability to work in confined area with loud noise, extreme temperatures.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (8+ hours)

 

 

Project Engineer

Reports to:    Head of Engineering

FLSA Status: Exempt

Revised:         October 2017

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.

General Description: Provide injection molding manufacturing engineering and project management support for production operations. Utilize engineering disciplines to perform product development activities.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Project Management: Assist in the identification and development of new customer projects and nurturing of relationships. Discuss Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) applications and its technical advantages with prospective and existing customers. Facilitate communication between clients, suppliers, and internal departments. (40%)
  • Engineering: Create and modify 3D models and 2D drawings using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. Provide engineering recommendations during the design and development process. Set up production units, devices and ancillary equipment used in production and/or secondary processes.  Work with the customers through program stages including:  Preliminary design review, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Prototyping, Tool design, Tool validation, Start of Production, and Ramp up while the entire duration of the program at SIMTEC. (30%)
  • Production: Identify inefficiencies and problems relating to the flow of production. Design solution using sound engineering expertise. Use knowledge of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) and thermoplastic manufacturing processes to make technical improvements to injection molding manufacturing equipment, processes, and methods in order to support continuous production and improvements. (10%)
  • Quality: Determine validation strategy and execution of associated plans and reports with the assistance of the Quality Department. Assist with the implementation of test protocols and the analysis of production data for process improvements. Troubleshoot problems and flaws with tests and apparatus involved. (20%)

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Work environment: Maintain a safe work environment by assuring conformance to policies and good practices. Address safety issues immediately – related to people, equipment or work area.
  • Confidentiality: Display a high level of integrity by maintaining the confidence of proprietary information. Protect all tangible and intangible company assets.
  • Design and Analysis Assessments: Provide input for departments outside of engineering for process improvements.
  • Special Projects: Assignments pertaining to the daily operations of SIMTEC or unique situations that require engineering support or reporting.
  • Training: Assist with internal and cross department trainings.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Plastics, Industrial), or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Ability to interface directly with key customer contacts on technical items
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to individuals outside of the injection molding industry
  • Ability to think critically and provide analysis to solve problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level attention to detail
  • Excellent people skills

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Injection molding or similar technical experience
  • Experience with Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) Industry
  • Technical sales experience with focus on engineering
  • Knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP)/manufacturing software systems
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) (Solidworks preferred) modeling experience

Working Conditions/Other:

  • Willingness to travel domestically and international for customer/supplier meetings or industry conferences
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Occasional work with noise and variable temperatures

 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 17 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.

Quality Engineer

Reports to:    VP of Quality

FLSA status:  Exempt

Revised:         January 2019

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 ISO9001, 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 improvements
  • 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/TS16949 or ISO13485 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 17 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.