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Injection Molding Application Engineer
Posted on 3/15/2023
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Subject matter expertise in Injection Molding part design
  • Strong track record of managing Injection Molding projects from DFM review through production kickoff
  • Proficiency in understanding part drawing specifications, including complex GD&T and critical feature recognition
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and communicating with cross-functional teams
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in 3D CAD software, SolidWorks / Fusion 360 / Siemens NX / CATIA
  • Experience with moldflow software
  • Experience in managing or participating in a PPAP
  • Experience with programming, SQL/Java
  • Experience working at an injection molding facility
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work dynamically and thrive in an environment where change happens quickly
  • 4 year engineering degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum 2 years experience in part design and/or project management in Injection Molding
  • Analyze CAD data, 2D drawings, BOMs and other technical documents to evaluate the scope of work and manufacturability for a given project
  • Take the lead on advising customers on manufacturability during the quoting stage of new opportunities
  • Operate as a critical technical resource for the Sales team
  • Perform live design reviews with customers by reviewing CAD in customer meetings
  • Advise on how to bring costs down
  • Coordinate with both customers and suppliers on quality expectations and inspection plans
  • Walk customers through DFMs at the order stage
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing and part design issues during the sampling and validation process for new tooling
  • Support internal continuous improvement initiatives to reduce costs and improve our standard operating procedures
Fast Radius

201-500 employees

Manufacturing solutions
Company Overview
Fast Radius is on a mission to change manufacturing and logistics for the better.
  • Competitive compensation and bonus structure
  • Comprehensive health care including dental and vision
  • Generous vacation policy as well as a 401K plan
Company Core Values
  • Drive impact in everything you do - We are bold, focus on customer solutions, and take action to create change.
  • Make excellence possible - We act as one team, make each other better, and work together for an inclusive workspace.
  • Pioneer new paths - We embrace change, experiment fearlessly, and challenge what’s possible.
  • Embrace the high bar - We expect excellence, hold ourselves accountable, act ethically, and put safety first.