Process Engineer

Buffalo Grove, AL 60089

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: PR789478525 Compensation: $80000-120000 / year

Job Description

Job Title: Process Engineer - Injection Molding

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

Pay Range: $100-$120k per year depending on experience.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Lead the development, installation, validation, ramp-up, and life cycle management of injection molds and molding solutions for medical device components.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for injection molding systems.
  • Develop a robust and repeatable process window using scientific process engineering principles.
  • Implement statistical process analysis on new and existing molds.
  • Document injection molding system set-up requirements in Process Information Books and one-point lessons.
  • Troubleshoot process-related issues through structured DOE.
  • Support new injection mold development, design reviews, and factory acceptance trials.
  • Assist in the production ramp-up phase for new products and provide training as needed.
  • Track process performance metrics and manage the ramp-up action plan.
  • Manage multiple programs and collaborate with project teams.
  • Investigate and benchmark new tooling, peripherals, and molding technologies.
  • Contribute to the specifications for new injection molding machines and auxiliaries.
  • Implement safety, productivity, and yield improvements.
  • Provide continuous development of manufacturing techniques.
  • Participate in root cause investigations and corrective action implementation.
  • Support lean and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Follow safety procedures and maintain good housekeeping.

Preferred/Required Education/Skills:

  • Engineering, technical degree, or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of Process Engineering experience in high-volume plastic injection molding.
  • Industrial manufacturing experience in high-volume injection molding.
  • Experience in qualifying complex, tight tolerance injection molds.
  • Clear and well-organized oral and written communication.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods (Six Sigma, SPC, DoE).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills using DMAIC methodology.
  • Experience in a cGMP / ISO 13485 compliant manufacturing environment.
  • Occasional travel up to 15 percent (domestic and international).
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs.

Join our team in Buffalo Grove, IL, and contribute to the development of cutting-edge medical devices. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities.

Meet Your Recruiter

Andy Borycki

Andy Borycki is a proficient Technical Recruiter with a focus on the Automation Division. With 2 years of invaluable experience in the recruitment field, Andy's passion lies in assisting candidates who are genuinely motivated to embark on new career journeys or redefine their existing roles.

In his role as a Technical Recruiter, Andy's expertise in the Automation Division allows him to expertly connect candidates with opportunities that align with their career aspirations. His commitment to understanding each candidate's unique experiences and goals positions him as a trusted partner in their professional endeavors.

What Andy enjoys most about his work is the opportunity to support candidates who have a genuine desire to find new opportunities or enhance their existing positions. He derives immense satisfaction from guiding individuals motivated to make a change and dedicated to advancing their careers.

Andy's advice to job seekers reflects his emphasis on long-term thinking. He has observed that many candidates focus on the short-term benefits of a job offer, but he encourages them to consider the bigger picture. He believes that thinking about how one can progress and grow within a company in the long run is crucial, as this perspective can lead to more fulfilling and sustainable career choices.

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