Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly and/or secondary operations methods, and quality control standards.
Actively participate with design staff, mold shop, and other appropriate personnel concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods (including safety processes and ergonomics).
When required, implement / lead projects dealing with changes, repair, maintenance, or improvement of existing molds and secondary tooling.
Leads and manages internal and external approval of new tooling and materials.
Evaluates and recommends equipment maintenance procedures and maintenance intervals.
Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
Confers with Management, Engineering, and other departments regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to ensure effectiveness.
Any other duties as assigned
Minimum 7 years Mechanical Engineering experience
Minimum 1 year hands-on experience with CAD
Automation and vision experience desired
Experience working with Vision detection cameras/systems a plus
Six Sigma Black Belt certification a plus
Capability and interest to work in an industrial setting to solve problems and improve manufacturing processes
Demonstrated ability to apply problem solving techniques
Demonstrated ability to apply Lean Manufacturing tools to reduce non-value added activities.
Capability and interest to work in a molding facility to solve problems and improve processes.
Aptar is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative dispensing systems for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectables, food, and beverage markets. Aptar is headquartered in Crystal Lake, Illinois, with manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. For more information, visit www.aptar.com