Our Medical Device client are actively looking to hire an experienced NPI Moulding Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis. The NPI Moulding Engineer should have a full understanding of the injection moulding process across a range of applications. The role includes involvement in tool procurement, design, process optimisation, validation and transfer to production.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Process Introduction of New Tools; Tool trials at tool makers and in-house, tool set-up, qualification runs and handover to production.
- Assist with the design and debugging of new systems, tooling and automation.
- Completion of IQ, OQ, PQ validation reports. Complete product validations being capable of generating a process window IQ / OQ / PQ protocols and reports.
- Perform designed experiments to enhance processes as well as improve yields and utilization through reduced cycle and efficient set-ups.
- Front line liaison with customers, suppliers and toolmakers.
- Responsible for the Moulding Process Systems including setting sheets, process control, deviation and control of setting sheets.
- Troubleshooting, supporting Team Leaders as required.
- Give technical assistance/direction to moulding technicians and operators
- Liaising with tool room, maintenance, production and quality on a daily basis.
- Develop/Implement maintenance programs for moulding and ancillary equipment.
Education / Training / Experience:
- Degree in Polymer or Mechanical engineering or equivalent with 2-3 years hands on experience in a busy moulding manufacturing environment.
- Knowledge of Engineering and Quality systems.
- Ability to lead and manage projects, project teams and multi-project portfolios.
- Working knowledge of measurement systems.
- Experience in cleanroom procedures and medical moulding would be an advantage, but not necessary.
- Familiar with process set up and validation, including performing process window/repeatability studies, DOE’s, IQ,OQ,PQ etc.
For a more detailed and confidential discussion on this role contact Amy Newell.