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Location: Muncie, Indiana, United States
Job ID: 304
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Greenfield, LLC
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective. Own the Future and become a part of the team. We have a current career opportunity as a;Molding Engineer

Location: Muncie, IN, USAThe purpose of this position is to implement repairs and improvement activities on molding dies and Maintain molding machines/auxiliary support equipment.Job Summary:

Complete General Mold Maintenance and Production Support.
Repair broken molds and flash in house when possible.
Troubleshoot die issues.
Work with New Model Engineers on new model development, through die trials.
Recommend die improvements.
Schedule die maintenance.
Complete documentation and reports as necessary.
MRO ordering/supplies, work with outside vendors.
Train engineers in die repair.
Maintain Total Preventive Maintenance (TPM) activities.
Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Knowledge skills and abilities:

Promote and carry out the "Hitachi Astemo Philosophy".
Clearly communicate through written and verbal skills with people outside the department/suppliers.
Analyze test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management or staff.
Create and implement inspection testing criteria or procedures.
Evaluate and implement integrated process and documentation which spans multiple mfg. lines.
Support New Model Engineers with integration of numerous process and/or products.
Coordinate with suppliers for accurate part manufacturing and delivery deadlines. (More heavily)
Develop and deliver presentations, train others.
Develop manufacturing process for new products/product -- modifying equipment to accept new tooling changes.
Communicate with outside suppliers.


2-year degree in Technical Discipline plus 4 years related work experience OR a minimum of 8-10 years of related work experience.


Strong working knowledge in MS Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to read mechanical prints and troubleshooting skills.
Experience in Plastic Injection Molding: Ube/Toshiba/Nissea/etc.
Experience with programming 3 Dimensional robots for part pick.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Limited supervision/direction for molding technical staff.

Working conditions:

Physical Demands:

Standing, walking, bending for long periods of time for duration of workday.
Occasionally working for long periods of time while sitting.
Ability to lift and carry or otherwise move 25-50 pounds regularly.
Visual ability to work accurately with detailed information and a computer screen.
Full motor skills.
Factory setting with noise.

Travel: 5% Domestic and international travel may be required as needed.

Why Hitachi Astemo?

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values -- we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission.Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do.

Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application! ASTEMO.CAREER.OPPORTUNITIES

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

To apply, email resume to: [email protected].

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