Bosch Plastic Process Engineer in Albion, Indiana

Plastic Process Engineer

  • 1613 Progress Dr, Albion, IN 46701, USA

  • Full-time

Company Description

Welcome to the Electrical Drives Division of Robert Bosch, LLC! With some 16,500 associates and more than 20 locations around the world we have for more than 50 years been providing solutions for the electrical actuation of a wide variety of automotive applications.

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology - with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch.

With its progressive and entrepreneurial leadership, and collaborative culture, this division is experiencing dynamic growth and benchmark performance!

Up to 30% of international and local travel.

Job Description

  • Lead all new tooling qualifications; establish molding process parameters using varying statistical techniques (DOE, SPC, etc).

  • Lead process improvement initiatives for the molding team such as cycle time reduction, material conversion, statistical capability improvements, etc.

  • Lead implementation of standardized molding process limits by use of data analysis to improve control and elimination of defective product within Bosch product streams.

  • Lead implementation of a standardized process for polymer characterization at manufacturing floor environment.

  • Lead Six Sigma teams for root cause determination of part defect elimination or cost saving initiatives.

  • Identifies requirements, establishes specifications, and recommends purchase of primary and secondary plastics processing machinery and equipment.

  • Reviews and critiques submitted mold vendor design proposals and assures functional mold performance including Moldflow analysis and part design validation.

  • Performs injection molding capacity, downtime, and utilization studies and determines overall equipment effectiveness.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 4+ years of Plastic Process Engineer experience

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Plastics (PE) or Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Additional Information

  • Knowledge to utilize Personal Computer (PC) software including all Microsoft Office applications.

  • Aptitude to learn or utilize CAD software such as Autocad, Solidworks, Sigmasoft, etc.

  • Certified RJG Master Molder with demonstrated ability to implement improvement activities based on data.

  • Certified Six Sigma Black or Green Belt with expertise in Minitab applications, preferred.

  • Experience with large tonnage molding machines (400-1200 tons), preferred.

  • Experience with automation/robotics, preferred.

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing improvement, preferred.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills while working/leading in a team environment.

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

FIRST Robotics(For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

AWIM(A World In Motion)

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