Careers

Pelham Plastics is dedicated to hiring talented people who bring diverse and new work experience, skills and perspectives. This is the foundation to our team success. We offer a flexible work schedule of 4 day/10 hour work week and opportunity to work on projects, products and processes that result in life saving devices.  If we do not have a job posted at this time or in your particular area of interest, we encourage you to apply anytime.

JOB TITLE:                         Manufacturing Engineer II
DEPARTMENT:                  Manufacturing
REPORTS TO:                    Manufacturing Engineering Manager
DATE:                                 June 19, 2017

The Manufacturing Engineer II plans, selects and implements a wide variety of engineering technologies and methods for cost effective and efficient manufacturing of products.  Optimizes and streamlines processes for improved product quality, yield and cycle time improvements.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assesses and tracks yield, labor and material and identifies variances and defects for improved product quality, yield and cycle time.
  • Identifies and implements lean manufacturing concepts to eliminate non-value added activities.
  • Ensures the proper documentation is prepared and completed to meet the company’s Quality Management System requirements (i.e., work instructions, engineering technical reports, process FMEA’s, equipment specifications and product specifications/prints).
  • Reviews and monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and identifies and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues.
  • Works with management to efficiently resolve raw material, process, equipment and/or training issues on the floor.  Develops and implements corrective actions as required.
  • Provides guidance and training in the set up of equipment and machinery and ensures effective setup techniques are implemented and followed.  Trains production personnel in production techniques, as required.
  • Transfers new products and processes from R&D into production by interfacing with process engineering on specification development and capability studies.  Provides training to trainers and set up operators on new and revised procedures.
  • Makes recommendations for new capital equipment expenditures and evaluates vendor proposals.
  • Resolves problems and assists others with problem resolution when inaccuracies occur between documentation and manufacturing procedures. Generates Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) as required.
  • Participates on cross functional or project teams and contributes continuous improvement and/or cross-functional teams.
  • Maintains documentation and details studies via laboratory notebook.
  • Maintains compliance to the Pelham Plastics Quality Management System procedures.  Adheres to the company’s policies & procedures.
  • Performs all other duties as required or assigned

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Plastics or a related engineering discipline or the equivalent plus a minimum of 2-4 years of related experience in plastics manufacturing and/or the medical devices industry.

Special skills include understanding of plastics engineering principles, practices and techniques; able to read blueprints and schematics; familiar with statistics; PC proficiency; problem solving capabilities; effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs; sit, stand, bend and stoop; good visual acuity and capable of fine motor skills

 

JOB TITLE:                          Process Engineer I 
DEPARTMENT:                   Engineering
REPORTS TO:                     Engineering Manager
DATE:                                  June 7, 2017

The Process Engineer I performs engineering tasks of limited scope to develop, implement and document new products, processes, test methods and equipment.  Assists higher level engineers with designs, validations and other related tasks.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs engineering tasks of limited scope and supports higher level engineers in the R&D and introduction of development programs.
  • Assesses and tracks yield labor and material to identify variances and defects and reports findings to higher level engineers further review and assessment.
  • Initiates new or revised engineering documentation (i.e., Engineering Change Orders) and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation.
  • Transitions new and revised processes into manufacturing and performs initial training.  Creates set up specifications, performs initial training and resolves issues to ensure a smooth transition.  Designs, develops, procures and implements Poka-yoke fixturing and gauging.
  • Oversees and participates in the builds and testing associated with protocols, reports and compiling of data and helps to identify areas for process improvements.
  • Provides feedback on process feasibility and capabilities to higher level engineers.
  • Responds to technical issues and concerns regarding the engineering and quality of components, processes, material and selection.  Conducts diagnostic tests and performs repairs, as needed.
  • May participate on cross functional teams and company initiatives (i.e., Continuous Improvement Team).
  • Maintains documentation and details studies via laboratory notebook.
  • In conjunction with quality engineering, develops physical and functional tests to ensure customer requirements are satisfied.
  • Maintains compliance to the Pelham Plastics Quality Management System procedures.  Adheres to the company’s policies & procedures.
  • Performs all other duties as required or assigned

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Plastics or a related engineering discipline or the equivalent plus a 0-2 years of experience in plastics manufacturing and/or the medical devices industry.

Special skills include understanding of plastics engineering principles, practices and techniques; able to read blueprints and schematics; familiar with statistics; PC proficiency; SolidWorks; analytical and problem solving capabilities; effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs; sit, stand, bend and stoop; good visual acuity and capable of fine motor skills

 

You may use any of these convenient options to apply:

  • Website:  jobs@pelhamplastics.com
  • Mail:  Pelham Plastics, Inc., 42 Dick Tracy Drive, PO Box 997, Pelham, NH  03076
  • Fax:  603-886-3311
Pelham Plastics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.