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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

Production Manager

QA Technician

Process Engineer

Secondary Operations Technician

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Current Openings at SIMTEC Silicone Parts (Miramar, FL)

 

Production Manager

Company:            SIMTEC Silicone Parts

Position:               Production Manager – Injection Molding

Department:        Production

Reports to:           VP of Production

FLSA status:        Exempt

Revised:               July 2020

 

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 the operations of the injection-molding department (including post curing or other secondary operations) of a highly-automated liquid silicone injection molding facility with single and 2-shot machines.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Production: Manage production of all shifts in injection, including scheduling, work orders and relevant instructions and customer specifications. Manage resources (e.g. HR, equipment molds and sourced materials and services) efficiently, ensure work and inspections are reported timely and accurately relying on KPIs. Direct shift supervisors and coordinate production work through familiarity with all manufacturing processes. Maintain a continual awareness of safety, quality, efficiency, scrap and production schedules.
  • Quality: Ensure quality within validated processes to produce parts according to specifications, customer and regulatory requirements by procedures and supervision. Monitor process and record occurrences in the relevant systems. Ensure proper FAI and timely in-process inspections. Ensure immediate proper containment of non-conformities. Work with the Quality department (e.g. in MRB team) to identify root causes and corrective actions. Plan, implement and verify effectiveness of corrective actions or solutions.
  • Maintenance: Establish, schedule and ensure timely implementation and reporting of maintenance. Provide respective inputs (work order, samples, inputs,…) to Maintenance Department regarding necessary maintenance and repair of tools and equipment.
  • Staff Management: Ensure staffing for 24/7 operations. Motivate and direct the training of production supervisors. Train and develop individuals, instill in them a sense of responsibility, and evaluate them on their progress.
  • Continuous Improvement: Trouble shoot, report and identify cause of defects and process inefficiencies. Lead Kaizen events and perform lean training for the production personnel.
  • Work environment: Ensure that safety and regulatory standards are met and SIMTEC operates in a safe work environment by establishing and good practices. Address safety issues immediately – people, equipment or work area. Support and lead 5S activities throughout the manufacturing facility.

 

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of emerging technology and processes
  • Conduct special projects as assigned

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • 5+ years relevant work experience in material handling, setup of molds and auxiliary equipment, and injection molding
  • Knowledge of all phases of injection-molding & basic understanding of process & presses
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Familiarity with software programs including ERP, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Ability to set up, perform, and troubleshoot plastic injection molds
  • High level attention to detail with ability to function under pressure and deadlines, exercise good judgment and make decisions
  • Ability to work in a team environment and as well as work independently

 

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Associate’s Degree and/or completed an apprenticeship and/or formal training in related area
  • Written and verbal communication in Spanish or German
  • Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment (Six Sigma, Kaizen)
  • Previous experience leading and/or teaching staff

 

Working Conditions:

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

 

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, medical and healthcare,  infant and mother care, consumer, and building technology markets. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO/IATF 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

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QA Technician

Company:        SIMTEC Silicone Parts

Position:          Quality Assurance Technician (2nd Shift 2 pm-10:30 pm)

Department:    Quality

Reports to:      Vice President of Quality

FLSA status:   Non-Exempt

Approved by:  Vice President of Quality

Revised:           July 2020

 

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

 

Perform duties of Quality Engineering Department at a world class silicone rubber and plastic injection molding facility.  Primary responsibility revolves around inspecting, measuring, and recording quality data for manufactured silicone rubber and plastic components to ensure all quality standards are met. Quality Assurance Technicians also assist in managing the product nonconformance process, sorting and rework activities, and metrology and calibration activities. This position will be active in maintaining quality system and regulatory documents.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Product Inspection, Measurement, and Non-Conformance Review / CAPA:
    • Use blueprints, customer specifications, and internal quality standards in conjunction with a variety of measurement tools to maintain the manufacture of saleable product.
    • Measurement skills with dimensional hand gauges (calipers, micrometers, etc.), optical CMM’s, mass measurement, pressure testing, mechanical testing, etc. Functional use of these tools required along with knowledge of calibration processes.
    • Analyze and evaluate inspection results using statistical methods and present the requested information in an appropriate manner to identify trends and/or problems with a production process.
    • Develop & maintain visual inspection standards.
    • Maintain non-conforming material process by completing non-conformance reports, segregating material, and re-inspection as needed; occasionally auditing or sorting parts for potential defects.
  • Documentation & Auditing:
    • Design and develop forms, 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, ISO/TS 16949 certifications and compliance with 21 CFR Part 820.

 

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining a clean, organized work/inspection station
  • Conduct process improvement projects as assigned
  • Assist in training new Team Members

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • General math and computer proficiency
  • High level attention to detail in order to identify flaws in products
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and provide analysis to solve problems
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, meet time sensitive deadlines and organize workload with general supervision
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills with ability to collaborate with multiple departments to resolve issues
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to professionally interact with co-workers, management, and outside-visitors
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

 

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Similar work experience and/or education
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Solid understanding of calibration systems
  • Solid understanding of quality systems inspection and testing processes
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) programming skills
  • Statistical application and evaluation skills
  • Experience in an ISO9001 or similar work environment
  • Understanding of IQMS System

 

Working Conditions/Other:

  • Must be available to work second shift, occasionally move to morning shift
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate additional work time as necessary during weekends
  • May be required to work overtime on a regular and recurring basis
  • Perform light to moderate physical tasks on a regular basis, with lifting up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in confined area with loud noise, extreme temperatures

 

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, medical and healthcare,  infant and mother care, consumer, and building technology markets. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO/IATF 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

 

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Process Engineer

Company:            SIMTEC Silicone Parts

Position:              Process Engineer

Reports to:          VP Production

FLSA status:       Exempt

Revised:               December 2018

 

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, medical and healthcare,  infant and mother care, consumer, and building technology markets. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO/IATF 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

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Secondary Operations Technician

Position:             Secondary Operations Technician

Department:      Secondary Operations

Reports to:         Secondary Operations Manager /Vice President Production

FLSA status:       Non-Exempt

Approved by:    Secondary Operations Manager and/or Vice President Production

Revised:               March 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 performing all tasks associated with post production and preparation for shipment in accordance with customer specification.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspection:  Responsible for final inspection of products before packaging. Review quality notes for any additional information regarding product. Review customer specifications for final product shipping. Ensure work is reported accurately in ERP system.
  • Packaging:  Assist with all post production activities such as: post curing parts, application of talc or graphite coatings, printing necessary markings on parts, printing labels, preparing boxes, and packaging parts in boxes. Coordinating with shipping and receiving in order to ensure the timely preparation of parts due to ship.
  • Work environment: Adhere to cleanliness standards and product safety guidelines. Maintain a safe work environment by assuring conformance to policies and good practices.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate reporting to reflect post production material usage and shipping
  • Conduct Special project as assigned
  • Assist in training new team members

 Required Skills and Competencies:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years experience working with packaging materials or assembling shipping containers in a manufacturing setting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, meet time sensitive deadlines and organize workload with general supervision
  • High level attention to detail in order to identify flaws in products

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience operating a stand-up forklift

 

Working Conditions/Other:

  • Will be performing light to moderate physical tasks on a regular basis, lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time

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, medical and healthcare,  infant and mother care, consumer, and building technology markets. SIMTEC Silicone Parts is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO/IATF 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

 

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