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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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Injection Molding Specialist

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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)

Vice President of Quality

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: Develop and manage quality systems for production. Ensure that the finished part or product is fit for its purpose and meets both external and internal requirements, including legal compliance and customer expectations. Oversee the activities required to meet all quality standards.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Quality Control: Plan and manage inspection activities. Set up and maintain controls and documentation procedures. Ensure that inspections are understood and carried out as intended and that non-conformances are contained and investigated as needed.
  • Leadership: Train and lead the quality department team members.
  • Quality Assurance: Plan, direct and execute quality initiatives. Develop and manage quality procedures in conjunction with administrative and operating staff.
  • Certifications and Compliance: Maintain current ISO9001, ISO 13485, IATF 16949 certifications and compliance with 21 CFR Part 820.
  • Part Approval: Work with other departments to meet customer requirements for part approval (e.g. PPAP, IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • External and Internal Audits: Coordinate audits with certifying bodies and customers as well as manage internal audits.
  • Corrective Action: Work with other departments to develop and implement effective corrective actions from internal and external failures.
  • Customer Interaction: Interact with customers during audits and visits, part approval process, and complaints.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements for external suppliers.
  • Monitor quality of incoming materials for compliance with SIMTEC and customer requirements.
  • Manage product regulatory requirements as needed. (E.g. IMDS, REACH, RoHS, Conflict Materials).
  • Assist in training new team members.
  • Conduct special projects as assigned.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 10 years of experience in a quality assurance role within a manufacturing setting.
  • At least 5 years of experience leading people.
  • Previous experience establishing quality related policies, procedures and
  • Experience working under ISO/TS16949 or ISO13485 environment.
  • 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

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Master’s degree in manufacturing or industrial engineering related field
  • Experience developing health and safety protocols
  • Previous experience leading production/QA initiatives in an injection molding company

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional work with loud noise and extreme temperatures
  • Occasional domestic and international 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 15 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.

SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender/sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability/handicap, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.