Sr. Process Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1108657348-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Midland Recruiters
  • Location: Trenton, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Top notch company has an outstanding opportunity available for a Sr. Process Engineer. The Injection Molding Process Engineer is a hands-on position that plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing equipment and processes to produce high-quality injection molded silicone products. The Process Engineer is responsible for coordinating the molding efforts on new project launches, setting-up and supporting manufacturing processes, and continuous process improvement projects. This position also mentors and/or trains injection molding process set-up technicians and factory maintenance personnel.


  • Develop new processes and implement technical solutions to existing processes and implement technical solutions to existing processes designed to improve quality and overall equipment efficiency (OEE).
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to mold process technicians and other molding operations personnel.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation to ensure that processes and procedures are clearly stated and understandable for all employees. Provide daily technical support solutions to manufacturing operations.
  • Ability to design, start-up, operate, and shut down process related equipment.
  • Must be able to work independently on new process development as well as troubleshoot current production issues.
  • Work with equipment and material vendors to resolve machine and material issues.
  • Monitor and report issues with injection molds, make recommendations for refurbishment based on production factors such as cycles, process capability and tooling history.
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders to resolve injection molding technical issues.
  • Facilitate and support plant safety, environmental, and ergonomics efforts.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years practical work experience in a rubber injection molding operation with an engineering or technical degree from an ABET accredited school. Bachelor's degree in in Engineering General.
  • Experience with elastomers, silicone, or TPE would be a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years practical work experience in a rubber injection molding operation without an engineering degree from an ABET accredited school.
  • Diverse technical background in injection molding processing, tooling, equipment, and materials.
  • CAD and tooling design experience with good MS Office software skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects with limited management direction.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to lead others including indirect supervision of molding process technicians.