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Injection Molding Engineer

San Antonio, TX 78217

Posted: 04/19/2019 Employment Type: Direct-Hire Job Category: Engineering


FirstOption WorkForce Solutions exists to help people build better lives and we sincerely appreciate your interest in joining our team. We provide staffing services and opportunities that make a real difference in the lives of those we serve. Our values reflect who we are as people and guide everything we do. Every member of the FirstOption WorkForce Solutions Team is passionate about and committed to excellence in all we do.  

Are you ready to join a team who is committed to delivering world-class services to our valued clients? Do you believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right? Would you thrive in a work environment that encourages and supports you in realizing your full potential? Are you a hard worker, dependable, punctual and someone who does whatever is needed to get the job done? FirstOption WorkForce Solutions is a place where a person’s talents and hard work are valued, so if you answered YES to the questions above, we would like to talk with you. 

Primary Responsibilities include, but MAY NOT BE limited to:

Manufacturing exposure in a highly technical process-oriented site. Product/Process design integration of tooling, robotics and automation to work cells. Qualify molds and secondary equipment for new and existing products as needed. Participate in development and implementation of action plan activities to improve safety, quality, production, delivery and 5s.

-Develop injection molding process using scientific molding principles to achieve Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery targets.

-Design and implement injection molding process: process design, process plan, design plan for production, track tool and equipment progress report, problem follow up sheet, injection process condition sheet, PFMEA,  standard work and work instructions. Program robots that use EOAT.

-Utilize AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Moldex 3D software for various projects including but not limited to mold design, cell layout design, mold plastic flow simulation, etc.)

-Utilize quality tools (QC7) for improvement FEA, DOE, FMEA, SPC, VA/VE activities.

-Drive productivity improvements through SMED and TPM activities

-Other projects and assignments as requested by the management team.

-Work environment may include but not be limited to injection molding, paint and assembly departments.

-May work with all tools/equipment available at maintenance shop.

-Daily exposure to cleaning solutions, grease.





Your Qualifications 

-A minimum of a BS degree, preferably in mechanical or Plastics related discipline, or 5 years’ experience as an injection molding engineer

-Use of design software like AutoCAD and SolidWorks

-Knowledge and practice of scientific molding principles

-Manage multiple projects with minimal supervision

-Problem Solving techniques (PDCA, DMAIC, 8-D)

-Master Molder certificate or equivalent preferred

-Experience working in LEAN manufacturing.

-Excellent computer skills using MS Office Suite

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-Must be self-motivated and have excellent organizational skills

-Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

-Must be able to bend, squat, kneel to work on equipment

-Able to stand for long periods of time

-Required use of PPE (steel toe shoes, hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, etc..)

-Able to travel overseas and domestic.

Compensation & Benefits: 

FirstOption WorkForce Solutions offers competitive wages and attractive benefits for our full-time regular employees. We also offer genuine respect and appreciation for our team members who demonstrate loyalty, work ethic and dependability.


FirstOption WorkForce Solutions is an equal opportunity employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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