Process Engineer

Employer
Stryten Energy
Location
Columbus, Indiana
Posted
Dec 01, 2023
Closes
Dec 10, 2023
Ref
2685568100
Position Type
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Overview

Stryten Energy, a new company name with a long history in the Columbus, IN area, manufactures proprietary and custom injection molding products serving the industrial lead battery, automotive and consumer markets. Stryten Energy is expanding battery poly manufacturing and recycling output to help solve industry-wide supply constraints.
Ongoing review and analysis of injection molding and secondary operations: make recommendations and champion change by taking responsibility to improve molding, materials handling, and methods to simplify operations and reduce the cost of manufacturing. Work with other departments on packaging cost reductions, expediting tool repairs and changes, sampling new and changed molds, and setups. Ensure manufacturing standards are correct and QS work instructions and procedures are followed. Performance can be measured by improved cycle time, scrap reduction, trained process technicians performance, and meeting project objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Observe and analyze injection molding and secondary operations: make recommendations to improve molding, and all secondary processes to simplify operations and reduce cost of manufacturing.
  • Develop cycle time reduction goals and facilitate activities to continuously reduce cycle time and product cost resulting in increased capacity and reduce costs.
  • Develop automation in molding, material handling, and secondary operations using new methods in tooling, machine designs, and robots for complete assembly line production improvements.
  • Propose standard or method changes via ECN procedure to accurately reflect current business or show improvements.
  • Work with plant personnel and all suppliers on molding problems: i.e. parts filling, dimensional tolerances, and coloring. Find the root cause and document and implement solutions.
  • Train and evaluate technicians in the best practices of maintaining process control and troubleshooting problems. Update the training checklist and skills matrix as Techs are trained.
  • Monitor daily production scrap and rework with all Technicians to eliminate processing-caused scrap or rework.
  • Supplement the sampling of parts as required by sample procedure and assist in the starting up of presses following a plant shutdown.
  • Follow all Quality procedures, work instructions and follow safety guidelines.
  • Initiate Tool Room work order requests as needed to make mold improvements to address processing issues.
  • Evaluate the set-up sheets and process change sheets during production runs. Take action as required to ensure the most current documents are being used and update the database as required.
  • Complete projects as assigned meeting cost and timetable objectives.
  • This list of" responsibilities" may be added to or subtracted from as best meets the needs of the business.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related engineering field, 5+ years of injection molding shop floor experience.
  • Ability to lead others and assist with employee development
  • Interest in and experience with problem-solving of a Manufacturing Engineering nature.
  • Project Management and team leader skills.
  • Experience with tools such as SPC, PFMEA, IQ/PQ
  • Six Sigma certification is a strong plus
  • Computer literate with Microsoft and application software.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self-motivated, can manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

EEO

Stryten Energy is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Our Company

Stryten Energy helps solve the world's most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world's most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, microgrids, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead, lithium and vanadium redox flow batteries, intelligent chargers and energy performance management software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at .