Project Engineer

Rock Hill, South Carolina | November 14, 2018

Purpose of the Job:

The Project Engineer plans, organizes and directs assigned engineering projects to meet company objectives for design, new product development and improvement of existing product lines by performing the following duties.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Facilitate timely engineering of molds and accessory tooling. (Project Management)
  • Provide quotations on estimated tooling costs, mold designs, layouts, etc.
  • Write purchase orders for molds and other tooling
  • Interface with customers regarding part and mold designs and support Qure sales
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of and act in accordance with quality systems
  • Utilize AutoCAD, Pro-E and Solid Works for rubber 2D and 3D mold design
  • Designs precision rubber molds for injection, hot transfer, cold transfer, and compression molding, along with other applicable tooling to produce elastomer parts and seals
  • Reviews and defines customer drawings in conjunction with other Project Engineers, Process Engineers, and Manager of Engineering
  • Works with Process Technicians to maintain, review, and revise, as necessary, processes and procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness for all aspects of operations including ECN’s
  • Operates presses and other equipment such as OGP, Microview vision system or optical comparator, calipers, micrometers, etc. as necessary throughout manufacturing
  • Reviews work order and procedural manuals to determine dimensions of design
  • Maintains engineering files Microsoft project, Excel, Word, PPT
  • Actively participates on new product development & SAP team with chemists, and manufacturing personnel. Maintains engineering files
  • Works closely with internal and external mold shops to insure the best mold design and build possible to help achieve a goal of zero rework

Minimum Qualification Required:

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university; or working towards a B.S.; or equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum 3 years’ experience with rubber and project management; AutoCAD and/or Solidworks experience; Must Have; validation Experience; Pro-E and/or Solid Works expertise; project management experience

Knowledge/experience required beyond minimum qualification:

Low Volume and prototype experience preferred; experience in HCR and LSR tool design and process; knowledge of GD&T; knowledge of MiniTab