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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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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

Positions Available

Process Optimization Technician

Process Engineer

Production Planner

Warehouse Supervisor

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Injection Molding Specialist

Material Handler

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    Current Openings at SIMTEC Silicone Parts (Miramar, FL)

    Company:                  SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

    Position:                    Process Engineer

    Department:              Production

    Reports to:                Production Leader

    FLSA status:             Exempt

    Location:                   Miramar, FL, USA

     

    Position Summary:

    The Process Engineer is responsible for setting up and keeping stable production processes with the goal of extending lights-out liquid injection molding, driving continuous improvement in a highly-automated liquid silicone injection molding facility with single and 2-shot machines.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    • Reduce the Production and QA cost (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 nonconformities, 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
    • Make recommendations during new product design to optimize production efficiency
    • Recommend and justify budget recommendations for capital equipment related to the process
    • Assist with cross-training within production and other departments
    • Conduct special projects as assigned, serve on project teams as needed

     

    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Plastics Engineering or other manufacturing-related degree
    • At least 5 years experienced in troubleshooting injection molding machines which requires thorough knowledge in electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems
    • Previous experience operating industrial equipment associated with LSR injection molding (preferred)
    • Exposure to Lean manufacturing principles preferred
    • 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
    • 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

     

    Work 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

     

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Health, Dental & Vision
    • Vacation and 6 Holidays
    • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth
    • Life Insurance (Corporate Rate)
    • Short Term Disability (Corporate Rate)
    • Other

    Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
    Must pass a pre-employment federal background check

    EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disabled
    It is the policy of SIMTEC Silicone Parts not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

     

    About SIMTEC Silicone Parts:

    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 18 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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    Production Planner

    Company:                   SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

    Position:                     Production Planner

    Department:                Supply Chain

    Reports to:                 Supply Chain Leader

    FLSA status:              Non-Exempt

    Location:                    Miramar, FL, USA

     

    Position Summary:

    The Production Planner is responsible for interacting professionally and communicating in a timely and effective manner with internal customers including Customer Service, Sales, Engineering, Production, Accounting and Materials. Duties will include managing all production planning and scheduling within the facility and monitoring work orders using SIMTEC’s ERP system (IQMS) to ensure timely order deliveries.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    Planning:

    • Setup and modify as needed new and existing parts, and routing in IQMS system.
    • Notification of any spikes or changes to customer demand and initiate appropriate next steps with related stakeholders.
    • Coordinate changes in parts (i.e. rev levels, BOMs, etc.) with Customer Service, Sales, Engineering, Production, and Accounting, and update ERP (IQMS) accordingly.
    • Review production specifications, identify, and report plant capacity constraints.
    • Early communication of parts/material shortages and initiate next steps actions.
    • Coordinate with production, purchasing and finance teams to develop and maintain scheduling parameters.
    • Schedule training programs for staff to develop themselves on the job and meet production goals.
    • Monitor routine equipment maintenance schedule to avoid outages and repairs during production.

    Production Scheduling:

    • Create, monitor, analyze, plan and execute daily production schedules for production parts in accordance with the standard best practices.
    • Develop production schedules in accordance with sales forecast, machine and employee capacity, and new business opportunities.
    • Single point of contact for production scheduling.
    • Efficiently assign production to minimize company costs and meet delivery deadlines.
    • Resolve production, manpower and material shortage problems quickly in an order of priority.

    Reporting:

    • Use IQMS to generate reports and schedules
    • Create and publish weekly customer releases and delivery reports
    • Create and publish weekly reports on material yield, earned hours, capacity planning and down time hours for all production departments
    • Develop daily and weekly production status reports for Production Manager

    Inventory Management:

    • Order and stock adequate materials to avoid any shortages
    • Participate and coordinate Daily Cycle Counting of Inventory and periodical Physical Inventory
    • Responsible for maintaining parts inventory levels to support production requirements
    • Ensuring consumption of raw material is consistent with BOM
    • Responsible for preventing shortages, obsolescence, or excess parts inventory
    • Including other duties assigned by Supply Chain Manager from time to time

     

    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • Bachelor’s degree / diploma in Materials Management or equivalent work experience
    • Requires a minimum of 2 to 5 years of relevant experience in materials planning, scheduling, forecasting, logistics, supply chain ideally within a low volume/high mix manufacturing environment
    • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
    • Strong ERP/MRP systems knowledge, prior experience with IQMS a plus
    • Experience with lean concepts/tools such as Kanban, JIT and Kaizen.
    • Understanding of production flow principles and manufacturing processes.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with many levels and types of people.
    • Good written, oral and presentation skills.
    • Problem solving & decision-making skills.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
    • Computer proficiency in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

     

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Health, Dental & Vision
    • Vacation and 6 Holidays
    • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth
    • Life Insurance (Corporate Rate)
    • Short Term Disability (Corporate Rate)

    Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
    Must pass a pre-employment federal background check

    EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disabled
    It is the policy of SIMTEC Silicone Parts not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

     

    About SIMTEC Silicone Parts:

    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 18 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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    Warehouse Supervisor

    Company:                  SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

    Position:                     Warehouse Supervisor

    Department:              Supply Chain

    Reports to:                 Supply Chain Manager

    FLSA status:               Exempt

    Location:                    Miramar, FL USA

     

    Position Summary:

    The Warehouse Supervisor carries out a range of warehouse duties to effectively manage the receipt, storage, selection, packaging, loading and shipping of products to customers. This role also leads, as necessary, the work allocation for a team of warehouse colleagues, ensuring processes and standards are met. These processes are at the heart of the customer fulfilment and are focused on delivering at pace, whilst maintaining a safe working environment.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Leads work allocation, as needed, for a team of people performing warehouse duties to deliver a range of warehouse tasks and ensures all goods and supplies are stored and recorded following established procedures.
    • Provides operational support by performing and leading a range of stock receipt, storage, selection, packaging, loading and shipping activities to meet warehouse workload requirements, using appropriate systems and processes.
    • Completes picking and packing tasks to SIMTEC standard, developing an understanding of packaging needs and making recommendations for improvement.
    • Manages inventory within the warehouse following SIMTEC procedures, identifying and escalating issues and discrepancies as needed. Ensures the team working within the warehouse understand SIMTEC procedures and supports them to speak up when things are not done right.
    • Designs own monthly schedule and assigns work to others to meet the needs of a fast-paced warehouse process; prioritizes work to make sure high-priority tasks get done; maintains accuracy, regulatory checks and safe working throughout.
    • Carries out a range of inventory control management activities using existing procedures.
    • Follows SIMTEC health, safety and environment policies, procedures and mandatory instructions. Identifies and mitigates risks, safeguarding the environment and the wellbeing of self and others.
    • Prioritizes own workflow and ensures the work of the team is completed to the required standards of productivity, quality and pace. Uses performance management system to improve the performance of the team.
    • Develops knowledge and understanding of SIMTEC policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and standards of conduct to ensure own work adheres to those standards. Obtains authorization from a manager for any exceptions from mandatory procedure.
    • Provides on-job process, standards and safety training to all front-line warehouse operatives.
    • Contributes positively to creating an inclusive environment where our people feel valued, appreciated and free to be who they are at work.
    • Understands, upholds and contributes to creating a safety-first culture within SIMTEC. Ensures a safe and healthy working environment.
    • Develops own capabilities through participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develops and maintains an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices.
    • Including other duties assigned by the Supply Chain Manager from time to time. 

     

    Skills

    • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
    • Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
    • Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
    • Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with SIMTEC goals
    • Provides direction, delegating and removing obstacles to get work done
    • Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
    • Makes good and timely decisions that keep the business moving forward
    • Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people

     

    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • Min. 5 years of experience (Warehouse, Inventory or Logistics leadership) in a manufacturing environment
    • Supervisory experience
    • Proficient with data entry and inventory software and systems (MRP’s, ERP’s)
    • Microsoft office experience
    • Bilingual English/Spanish

     

    Work Conditions/Other

    • 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

     

    What We Offer

    • Competitive Salary
    • Health, Dental & Vision
    • Vacation and 6 Holidays
    • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth
    • Life Insurance (Corporate Rate)
    • Short Term Disability (Corporate Rate)

     

    Must pass a pre-employment drug screening.
    Must pass a pre-employment federal background check.

    EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disabled
    It is the policy of SIMTEC Silicone Parts not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

     

    About SIMTEC Silicone Parts:

    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 18 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 Optimization Technician

    Company:                  SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

    Position:                    Process Optimization Technician

    Department:              Production

    Reports to:                 Head of Production

    FLSA status:               Non-Exempt

    Location:                    Miramar, FL, USA

     

    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 trouble shooting and optimization of automated injection-molding cells to mold parts and components in compliance with customer specifications. Program, monitor and trouble shoot production cells consisting of injection molding presses, robots, dosing pumps and related equipment.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Injection Molding Operations:
      • Program, monitor and troubleshoot injection molding cells and take steps necessary to ensure efficient good quality runs.
      • Work to maintain safety, reduce downtime, and decrease scrap/non-conformities.
    • Optimization:
      • Systematic root cause analysis for machine downtime and product defects and definition of actions to improve performance.
      • Monitoring progress and efficacy in implementing actions, update instructions and report completion of optimization activities.
      • Monitor process and record process changes and occurrences in the relevant systems.
    • Quality Assurance:
      • Identify cause of defects and assist Quality Assurance team and Head of Production with the implementation of solutions.
    • 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:

    • Train new team members
    • Stay abreast of emerging technology and processes
    • Conduct special projects as assigned

     

    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • High School Diploma, or equivalent
    • 3 to 5 years relevant work experience in manufacturing environment with proven record in systematic problem solving
    • Knowledge of injection-molding, tools and programming of robots
    • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
    • Familiarity with software programs including ERP, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD
    • 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
    • Experience working in a Lean manufacturing environment (Six Sigma, Kaizen)

     

    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

     

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Health, Dental & Vision
    • Vacation and 6 Holidays
    • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth
    • Life Insurance (Corporate Rate)
    • Short Term Disability (Corporate Rate)
    • Other

    Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
    Must pass a pre-employment federal background check

    EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disabled
    It is the policy of SIMTEC Silicone Parts not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

     

    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 ISO/TS 16949 certified, as well as cGMP compliant. The company is a proud member of the RICO GROUP.

     

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    Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

    Company:                  SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

    Position:                    Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

    Department:              Production

    Reports to:                 VP Production

    FLSA status:               Non-Exempt

    Location:                    Miramar, FL, USA

     

    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:

    Provide support for all facility maintenance, preventive maintenance, equipment repair, and troubleshooting of facility equipment and process support systems. Maintain or repair property, production areas, and equipment through preventive maintenance program; ensures all maintenance and repairs are completed in a timely, cost-effective manner and according to all specifications.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Maintenance:  Maintain facility and 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 maintenance in accordance with internal and external requirements. Develop/update process documents to show proper repair and maintenance techniques. Perform troubleshooting and repair techniques on manufacturing equipment, electrical/electronic and mechanical systems.
    • Housekeeping:  Ensure that all equipment is clean and ready for use. Perform monthly test on all safety systems.
    • 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. Interface with VP Production regarding maintenance need and ensures timely response to requests.
    • Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Provide feedback for improved performance; Ensure work quality.

     

    Additional Job Responsibilities:

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

     

    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • High school diploma, or equivalent
    • 3 years experience working in industrial maintenance environment
    • Expert knowledge and use of common manual repair tools
    • 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
    • 1 year working in mold maintenance, welding or hydraulics

     

     Working Conditions:

    • Ability to perform light to moderate physical tasks often, ability to lift up to 80 pounds
    • Working with light to heavy machinery
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time
    • Ability to work in confined area with loud noise, extreme temperatures

     

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Health, Dental & Vision
    • Vacation and 6 Holidays
    • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth
    • Life Insurance (Corporate Rate)
    • Short Term Disability (Corporate Rate)
    • Other

    Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
    Must pass a pre-employment federal background check

    EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disabled
    It is the policy of SIMTEC Silicone Parts not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

     

    About SIMTEC Silicone Parts

    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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    Injection Molding Specialist

    Company:                  SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

    Position:                    Injection Molding Specialist

    Department:              Production

    Reports to:                 Shift Lead

    FLSA status:               Non-Exempt

    Location:                    Miramar, FL, USA

    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 operating injection-molding machines to mold parts and components in compliance with customer specifications. Monitor and trouble shoot injection molding machines as well as related equipment and supplies to ensure continued production of quality parts.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    Machine Operations:

    • Start-up, trouble shoot and shut-down of Injection Molding Machines and auxiliary equipment (robots, pumps, etc.).
    • Inspection of parts 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.
    • Keep the assigned injection molding machine clean and organized under the 5S System.
    • Report work (create and disposition labels and IQ-logs), scrap and rejects in the IT system.
    • Analyze issues in process and give inputs for work orders for service and maintenance of tools and equipment.
    • Address safety issues immediately – people, equipment and work area.

     

    Additional Job Responsibilities:

    • Assist in Secondary Operations as needed (post-cure, sorting), etc.
    • Assist in restocking the raw material (plastic pallet, master batch, silicone, silicone color, boxes, dividers, and trays), etc.

     

    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • Mechanical aptitude and precision with the ability to learn and adapt.
    • Must be punctual and reliable. High level attention to detail.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to communicate in English
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

     

    Preferred Skills and Competencies:

    • Five years’ experience working on injection molding ecosystems, preferably on Arburg presses and robots
    • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills in English language.
    • Basic knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and mechanical operations.

     

    Working Conditions:

    • Ability to work in confined area with loud noise, extreme temperatures.
    • Willingness to work in shift schedule and 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 stand for long periods of time (8+ hours).

     

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Health, Dental & Vision
    • Vacation and 6 Holidays
    • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth
    • Life Insurance (Corporate Rate)
    • Short Term Disability (Corporate Rate)
    • Other

    Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
    Must pass a pre-employment federal background check

    EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disabled
    It is the policy of SIMTEC Silicone Parts not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

     

    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 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

    Company:                  SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC

    Position:                    Material Handler

    Department:              Production

    Reports to:                 Production Manager

    FLSA status:               Non-Exempt

    Location:                    Miramar, FL, USA

    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

     

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Health, Dental & Vision
    • Vacation and 6 Holidays
    • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth
    • Life Insurance (Corporate Rate)
    • Short Term Disability (Corporate Rate)
    • Other

    Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
    Must pass a pre-employment federal background check

    EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disabled
    It is the policy of SIMTEC Silicone Parts not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

     

    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 18 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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