Junior Mechanical Engineer

Colfax, NC 27235

Posted: 05/10/2019 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 93133
We are currently hiring a Junior Mechanical Engineer for our client, a plastic fabrication company in Colfax, NC! This permanent, direct hire opportunity will work a 1st shift schedule (8: 00am-4: 00pm) and offers an extremely competitive salary range depending on experience. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of Part Design, SolidWorks, Mold Design, and Automation, and previous experience with plastic injection molding is a plus! If you are looking for a great direct hire opportunity and are interested in learning more about this position, apply today!

- Must be skilled in the concepts of injection molding, including equipment, processes, and molding cycle
- Have a grasp of polymer behavior and what type of plastics are best suited for their designs
- Understanding of the importance and functions of automation in plastic injection molding
- Understand the concept of stress reduction when designing parts
- Proper material selection
- Knowledge of recommended wall thickness depending on type of resin used
- Knowledge of the different types of molding defects and how to fix/avoid them
- Ability to reproduce a product following a detailed examination of its construction and/or composition
- Perform cycle tests on new and existing part designs
- Utilize Calipers, micrometers, digital force gauges and Micro-Vu

- 1-2 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering
- Plastics Injection Molding background is a plus, either work experience, possess or obtaining a degree, or internship in injection molding environment
- Experience using Solidworks and/or AutoCAD
- Innovative and creative with the ability to think outside the box
- Strong attention to detail and follow through
- Experience in plastics is a plus
- Strong Organizational Skills

Submit your application or resume online, or in person at 3402H W. Wendover Ave. Greensboro, to be considered for this position. For additional information, please call or text our office at 336.510.7700.
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