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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.

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Positions Available

Injection Molding Specialist

Human Resources Manager

Marketing Support Specialist

Project Engineer

Quality Assurance Technician

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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)

 

Human Resources Manager

Reports to:           VP Human Resources

FLSA status:        Non-Exempt

Revised:               August 2017

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 primary responsibility of the Human Resources Manager is to manage the Human Resources Department along with the Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) as well as to coordinate Training and Development of the Company Team Members.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, organization development, employee relations, safety, employee engagement, and employee development.
  • Better than average written and spoken communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop HR department staff members.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a knowledgeable resource to the executive management team that provides overall company leadership and direction.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include knowledge of Excel and skills in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS).
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices and experience working with a corporate employment law attorney, as needed.
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources recognition and engagement programs and processes.
  • Evidence of the ability to practice and coach organization managers in the practice of a company compliance with all existing governmental and labor legal and government reporting requirements including any related to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Department of Labor, worker compensation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and so forth. Maintains minimal company exposure to lawsuits.
  • Directs the preparation of information requested or required for compliance with laws. Approves all information submitted. Serves as the primary contact with the company employment law attorney and outside government agencies.
  • Protects the interests of employees and the company in accordance with company Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations. Minimizes risk.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Associate’s degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, portraying a high degree of professionalism

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a major in Human Resources
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Working Conditions/Other:

  • May be required to perform light physical tasks including but not limited to moving/lifting objects as much as 20 lbs
  • Will be utilizing general office equipment on a regular basis such as scanners, copiers, fax machine, computer, and a multi-line telephone
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time

 

Marketing Support Specialist

Reports to:           President/Marketing Manager

Revised:               February 2017

 

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: 

SIMTEC Silicone Parts is hiring a Marketing Support Specialist. The Marketing Support Specialist will support all marketing activities by seeing projects from inception to completion as well as maintaining on-going projects and programs which includes gathering information and conducting research on special projects as required. The Support Specialist monitors, identifies, evaluates and provides feedback on assigned projects and resolves project issues. The Support Specialist also works with other Team members to develop key marketing strategies and deliverables while acting as a resource to effectively execute, analyze and report on the deliverables. Will work under guidance of President and/or Marketing Manager, and will be required to complete tasks and projects with general direction.

The ideal candidate is an excellent writer who is able to independently produce content for a variety of projects/tasks; is eager to learn, pragmatic individual who has a big-picture mentality while also possessing the ability to manage and track details of assigned projects; and is able to adapt quickly.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring the execution of the comprehensive content and editorial calendar in a timely manner.
  • Assists with content development for marketing campaigns, conveying SIMTEC’s core message using a combination of writing and multimedia assets across all digital platforms.
  • Assists with print and digital asset creation and management. Write and edit marketing communications for print collateral, website, and social media.
  • Assists in the various marketing campaigns efforts that include but are not limited to email marketing, content marketing, marketing research and direct marketing.
  • Prepares, maintains, and updates webpage content using content management systems to ensure consistency and accuracy throughout.
  • Prepares marketing analytics reports used to assess the success of various marketing campaigns and initiatives and provide input to Management based on reports.
  • Communicates with third-party providers and vendors to ensure marketing communications are disseminated and projects are completed in a timely manner.
  • Assists with resolving complex challenges that arise for projects or issues related to marketing.
  • Work on multiple concurrent projects and ensure deliverables are achieved on time while maintaining the highest standards of quality and creativity.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested. 

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Associate’s degree in Marketing or related field, or equivalent work experience. Candidates with work experience in Digital Marketing space will be strongly considered.
  • Minimum 1 years of current, relevant experience in marketing with experience in digital marketing, SEO/SEM, social, email, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in Google Analytics and Google AdWords, and with CRM platforms.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent copywriting skills and mastery of English grammar are essential.
  • Experience creating and managing digital marketing content and campaigns.
  • Experience working with graphic design software.
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail/accuracy and set priorities to effectively perform a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to deal professionally with all types of information, including that of a confidential nature.
  • Ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced environment, take direction, incorporate feedback.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office and an understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, WP and HTML/CSS is a plus.
  • Familiarity with content management systems and marketing automation software is preferred.

Working Conditions/Other:

  • May be required to perform light physical tasks including but not limited to moving/lifting objects as much as 20 lbs.
  • Will be utilizing general office equipment on a regular basis such as scanners, copiers, fax machine, computer, and a multi-line telephone
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time

 

 

Project Engineer

Reports to:     Head of Engineering

FLSA Status: 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.

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

 

Quality Assurance Technician

Reports to:           Vice President of Quality

FLSA status:        Non-Exempt

Revised:               January 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:  Facilitate activities concerned with the development, application, and maintenance of quality programs for materials, products, and processes. This will include primary responsibility for managing the product nonconformance process and calibration system. This position will be active in maintaining quality system and regulatory documents.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Product Inspection: Use blueprints, customer specifications and drawings to determine the criteria to evaluate in a quality inspection. Develop instructions for inspection, sampling, testing, and evaluation. Develop visual standards, 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. 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.
  • Process Improvement: 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.
  • Product Approval: Put together dimensional inspection, capability analysis, and Gage R&R in accordance with customer requirements for part approval (e.g. PPAP, IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Measurement: Program and use optical and probe CMM to measure parts as part of quality control inspections and part approval requirements.
  • Certifications and Compliance: Help maintain current ISO-9001, ISO-13485, ISO/TS 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:

  • Assist in maintaining a sanitary work/inspection station
  • Assist with shipping and receiving when necessary
  • Conduct special 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
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, meet time sensitive deadlines and organize workload with general supervision
  • Fluent in English; good written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to professionally interact with co-workers, management, and outside-visitors

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:

  • 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

 

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.