Manufacturing Engineering, “All-Star” Candidate, Injection and Blow Molding #61295

“Pain makes people change.”

This week’s manufacturing engineering “All-Star” candidate well understands our Motivational Monday quote that “pain makes people change.”  In a manufacturing environment any production issues typically create a lot of pain.  He currently works in a high volume injection and blow molding production facility.  He was feeling a manufacturing related pain in one of the plant’s injection molding cells that had run out of production capacity.  This lack of capacity was the pain he needed to identify changes to improve the process and increase capacity.  By adding automation and vision systems along with a new case erecting system, he was able to increase production capacity for this key item and eliminate the pain.  

Ongoing poor quality on another key outsourced component was the pain he needed to change to insourcing production of this key part.  He led this manufacturing project from cradle to grave including cellular layout, mold tooling design and qualification, and factory acceptance testing.   By changing the source of this item, our manufacturing engineering “All-Star” was able to eliminate the pain related to poor product quality while reducing lead times.

Do you have any manufacturing pains that could be addressed by hiring an engineer who will make manufacturing changes and process improvements in your plant?  This Manufacturing Engineering “All-Star” is on the hunt for the right next career opportunity where he will grow professionally by driving manufacturing change and working to reduce manufacturing pain in your facility. 

Please give me a call at 312.226.4916 or email to schedule a 10 minute conversation about this Engineering “All-Star.” Best Regards,

Cliff

Manufacturing Engineer, Injection & Blow Molding #61295 (open to locations outside of Chicagoland)

-More than 3 years of manufacturing and continuous improvement engineering experience within a plastic injection and blow molding setting
-Responsible for project engineering tasks including capital equipment upgrades and commissioning, production support and process improvements in a high volume plastic molding production environment
-Leads ongoing Continuous Improvement initiatives and projects to increase machinery OEE to more than 85%
-Trained and certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt
-Trained and certified in Solidworks for CAD and Modeling tasks
-Completed Paulson Injection Molding Training 
-Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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