Project Engineer

Greater Milwaukee, WI

About our Client

Exciting opportunity with a privately-owned, 70-year-old, debt-free progressive Medical contract molder.  They have 3 manufacturing sites in the US and utilize advanced & diversified technologies.

  • Growth rate has been fantastic! 50-60% in the past 3 years
  • Two company acquisitions in strategic locations near their customers
  • Leading Medical device and component manufacturer:
    • ISO 13485 & FDA 21 CFR 820
  • 3 manufacturing plants in the US
  • Privately-owned company offering a team/family like culture
  • Minimal bureaucracy/politics
  • Leadership promotes an employee-focused culture-very low turnover!
  • Debt free & Profitable!
  • Majority of profits distributed to the employees and back into the company for growth and improvements!

Summary & Responsibilities

Seeking a Project Engineer to support their aggressive sales strategy in medical device and component manufacturing. You will be leading cross-functional teams from the quoting stage of a program to production launch.

  • Review part designs (draft, side-actions, shutoffs, the basics)
  • Understanding of tooling including mold features due to part geometry and mold construction basics (can review mold designs)
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing processes (GMP) and advanced quality planning (APQP)
  • Understanding of DOEs, Capability studies, Steel Safe/Tolerance Safe concept, Automation concepts (press robots, automated assembly equipment),
  • Understanding of secondary operations (deflashing, assembly, testing, decorating, etc.) and the relative cost impact of options and can choose the best option
  • Manage multiple projects which includes: Sound project organization skills, Effective timeline management (MS Project Gantt charts, etc), Managing multiple suppliers (mold makers, material suppliers) and Skillful project budget management (on time, on target)


  • Engineering degree (mechanical or plastics ideally) or combination of equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of injection molding experience
  • Medical molding experience
  • Excellent communication skills