Molding Engineer, Athens, TX. We are hiring for a Molding Engineer to join our Engineering Department at our Athens, TX facility. Job Description: The Molding Engineer will provide technical expertise and manufacturing support for injecting molding machines and processes. This position will support all injection molding operations, reduce scrap and set-up times, optimize cycle times, and perform validations related to materials, presses, and molds as necessary with a sharp focus on continuous improvement. This role will provide engineering support to the Molding Department to develop and manufacture medical device products. The Molding Engineer will troubleshoot and adjust molding parameters to maintain quality and maximize product output; this will include performing ad-hoc problem-solving to develop corrective actions for customer issues or to initiate continuous improvements. This individual must have strong experience in process development with a background in validation and plastics processing. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, cost reduction, and yield improvement techniques. Molding Engineer Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in material science, biomedical, mechanical, or industrial engineering. Two+ years of thermoplastic injection/press molding experience required. Experience in extrusion of PVC, HDPE, and PU is a big plus Minimum of five years related experience in FDA/GMP regulated industry. Background in medical device assembly, automation, and vision system technology preferred Proficient in AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Minitab, Word, Excel, and Project Experience in product production planning and working knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and cost reduction/yield improvement techniques Experience in the application of statistical techniques such as statistical process control, design of experiments, and problem-solving techniques is required Experience with design, review, execution, and approval of Installation, Operation, and Process Qualification protocols and reports (IQ/OQ/PQ) The Molding Engineer will be responsible for estimating production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions. This engineer will analyze and plan workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency. This individual will perform root cause analysis of product/process issues and implement short and long-term corrective actions to improve product quality and reliability. This role will confer vendors to purchase equipment, materials, or parts and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards. The molding engineer must have excellent knowledge of injection molding presses (hydraulic and electric), molds, mold design, and other related processing equipment such as hoppers/loaders, blenders, dryers, sprue pickers, hot runner systems, etc. Argon Medical is a global manufacturer of specialty medical products, including a broad line of medical devices for Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, and Oncology. With over 800 employees worldwide. Argon has manufacturing facilities located in Athens, TX, Wheeling, IL, and Rochester, NY. Argon’s brand is recognized for best-in-class products that improve patient outcomes via percutaneous, image-guided procedures. https://www.argonmedical.com/about/our-company If you are interested in hearing more about this Molding Engineer, contact a recruiter today at Andrew.Foran@argonmedical.com or apply online at www.argonmedicaljobs.com No third parties accepted for work on this role. Do not contact with unsolicited services or offers. ?????