Molding Engineer II
Newport News, VA 
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Molding Engineer II
Location US-VA-Newport News
Company Canon Virginia, Inc.
Requisition ID 24870
Category Engineering
Position Type Full-Time
Overview
Do you have the desire to join us in a collaborative environment at Canon's largest manufacturing hub in North America? Experience an exciting growth opportunity at our Regional Technical Headquarters.
Our team continues to expand with new opportunities in our Molding department. All work takes place in a climate-controlled environment. Along with one of the best compensation and benefits packages in our field, our "work/life" balance philosophy is unmatched in the industry. A great effort is placed to create a quality work experience where you can make an impact to our company!
In this role, you're a valued employee and will experience working in a collaborative environment.
Responsibilities
- Sets up and adjust process condition for more complex tools. Utilize previous data trend to set up several molding conditions. Supports and provides training to less experienced members.
- Supports Manufacturing in troubleshooting on more complex molding problem. Develops mold trial schedule with other departments. Utilizes cavity sensor to establish Decouple III process.
- Utilizes eDart data to establish alarm setting (similar to molding machine quality range). Finds root cause and proposes countermeasure regarding defects to achieve high quality results.
- Perform complex Moldflow analysis for problem investigation. Utilize Moldflow result, setting up molding condition for known problem in advance. Possess an understanding of other department functions/responsibilities to interact with them on a regular basis.
- Assists management with development or improvement of procedures/policies. Responsible for preparing quotes for new molding business.
- Supports molding in improvement activities related to mold change over. Keeps track of and ensure mold trial activity is on schedule.
- Uses measurement data to select process condition on simple parts. Analyze part measurement data and machine output data to adjust process on simple problems.
- Performs simple Moldflow simulation for mold ability and potential problem prediction.
Qualifications
PLEASE NOTE: As a federal government contractor, we comply with all applicable federal laws, regulations, orders and mandates. As a result, the person performing this role must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Company grants an exemption based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

- A Bachelor's degree in Polymer/Plastics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and 2-5 years' experience in injection/blow molding field or tool design.
- Clear understanding of SIM principles (Scientific Injection Molding).
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Oracle, Proquis.
- Ability to create and present presentations and/or technical papers to management within and outside of Canon Virginia.
- Able to lead basic projects.
- Fluent in electronic CAD systems: NX, SolidWorks, Pro/E, OSD.
- Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
- Good verbal and written communication skills
Company Overview
About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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