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ICU Medical Supervisor, Tooling in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Title

Molding Process Engineering Supervisor

FLSA Status


Position Summary

The Molding Process Engineering Supervisor will support the ICU Molding Engineering Department and report to the Molding Process Engineering Manager. The Molding Process Engineering Supervisor is responsible for coordination, management of Molding Processing Engineering Department, and prioritization projects and activities. The key responsibility of this position is to exercise judgement with injection molding resources, support projects and take action while adhering to defined procedures. The incumbent will also liaise with the Tooling, Project Management, Product Engineering, Production, Quality, and Maintenance departments.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Functional area tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead the Molding Eng. Team of 8-10 individuals with self-example of high-level achievements.

  • Drive toward project timeliness, publish schedules and maintain accountability with partnering departments

  • Own the responsibility for new tools once they arrive at the factory and until transferred to production partnering with New tooling, Sustaining tooling area and Production leadership.

  • Own the responsibility for existing tools in terms of process improvements, cycle time optimization and support of engineering driven changes.

  • Act as SME for molding in the factory.

  • Support implementation of best practices across the organization.

  • Optimize Molding Validation Procedures with involvement from other functional departments

  • Take a lead role in in Plant KPI, OEE improvement, Scrap reduction, Contribution Margin’s Projects

  • Utilizes effective judgment in notifying the Molding Processing Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Facility Manager and others of serious matters related to safety, personnel or operational deficiencies or emergencies

  • Coordinate activities to ensure departmental compliance to all Federal, State, Local and Company regulatory requirements. These elements include FDA, EPA, OSHA, ISO, EEOC and Company policies relative to the manufacture of product, lot control requirements, documentation requirements, housekeeping, preventative maintenance, calibration, associate training and safety (equipment, associate and material).

  • Perform these and other duties as necessary or required, the inclusion of which will not alter the basic scope of the position

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

  • Scientific Injection Molding training/certification or proof of understanding of the model; process, tooling, part design, materials, and equipment

  • Understanding of strength of materials, automation, thermoplastic and LSR injection molding, part assembly, fixturing, testing, and process control techniques

  • Risk Management, Six-Sigma Methodology (DOE, Process Capability, Gage R&R, etc.).Knowledge of statistics

  • Knowledge of the Medical Device Industry and familiarity with FDA QSR regulations

  • Knowledge of CAD, MOLD FLOW, engineering plastics

  • Must be a creative problem solver with the ability to create Schedule Systems in Molding Processing Department

  • Experience with capital equipment and customer support is required

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or equivalent experience

  • 5 years’ experience in the Medical Device or Engineering Industry in a molding engineer role. Ideal candidate is someone currently in a senior role in molding engineering or related and looking for upward mobility in his or her career.

  • Advanced Degree may substitute for experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age

Travel Requirements

  • Typically requires travel less than 10% of the time

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines

  • Work is performed in a clean room environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to occasionally move and lift objects of up to 25 lbs.

ICU Medical is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Title: Supervisor, Tooling

Location: UT-Salt Lake City

Requisition ID: 20300698