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Dielectrics, Inc. (a UFP Technologies company)

Located in Chicopee, MA

Machine Maintenance Technician (aka Mechanic)

We are seeking skilled mechanics to join our crew on both 1st and 2nd shift!  Full time, year-round and benefitted!  If interested, please submit your resume and specify in a short letter what your related experience is, why this job interests you and whether you are interested in 1st shift, 2nd shift or either. Thanks!

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Install & breakdown machine die set ups.

  • Adjust and troubleshoot machinery and tooling.

  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks.

  • Use precision measuring devices.

  • Use computer to record and extract data.

  • Follow safety rules and good housekeeping.

Qualifications:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude required.

  • Must have at least one year hands-on machine mechanic or similar experience.

  • Working comprehension of hydraulics, basic electronics, pneumatics and blueprints.

  • Able to read, write and comprehend basic English.

  • Good math skills.

We are willing to train someone with at least the minimum qualifications. Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send your resume and other application requirements to jobs@dielectrics.com.


Manufacturing Engineer

Essential Functions:

  • Maximize production efficiencies – manage and implement improvements to work processes, layouts, assembly methods and other aspects of the work flow.

  • Analyze, assess and recommend changes to support efficient and continuous improvement with any aspect of production including, but not limited to process performance, equipment layout, work flow, compliance with GMPs, production rates, MOS, & product set up.

  • Assist in Lean manufacturing Initiatives, 5S and Standardization

  • Tracking critical manufacturing performances to standards

  • Perform product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality, safety and efficiency improvements. Make recommendations and participate in the implementation of improvement measures.

  • Evaluate routings, specs, SOPs, training materials and other documents related to the production of existing and new products.

  • Analyze problems and develop creative viable solutions.

  • Support and engage plant operations and personnel in 5S, Lean Manufacturing concepts, and other concepts with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Create floor layouts (Auto Cad).

  • Participate in new product launches and validation process.

  • Assist in training operators in proper manufacturing practices

  • Participate with other supervisors in coordinating plant operations.

  • Collaborate with engineering and quality staff to accomplish goals.

  • Collect data and report on various manufacturing metrics.

  • Attend meetings and make presentations as needed – with internal staff and with customers.

  • Stay abreast of manufacturing and engineering industry trends

  • Follow all company policies and procedures.

  • Other related duties as requested or required of position.

Requirements:

  • A.S or B.S. in Industrial Engineering / Mechanical Eng or technical field

  • 2 years hands-on engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with lean manufacturing, Auto CAD, and mechanical desk top software.

  • Strong analytical and communications needed to interface with internal team and customers.

  • Proven to be proactive and autonomous, with collaborative team working skills.


Competitive compensation and benefits package. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@dielectrics.com.


Industrial Engineer

Responsible for analyzing and improving current work processes and layouts, conducting time studies, recommending and specifying work process modifications, and participation in continuous improvement efforts.

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Assist with the production floor implementation of Industrial Engineering concepts to maximize production efficiency to improve assembly methods and processes

  • Assist in ensuring that work place and work stations are designed and set up to maximize high standards of safety, quality, and productivity

  • Assist with the analyzation and improvement of workplace layouts and product work flow to optimize production efficiencies

  • Implement time studies, predetermined time to develop work standards

  • Assist with plant layout and through put, assessments and utilization studies

  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineering and assist with machining, tooling, fixtures, welding as needed to create improved work station set ups

  • Create floor layouts (Auto Cad)

  • Manage workflow, maintain schedules, and monitor production process performance

  • Analyze problems and develop creative viable solutions to resolve problems

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering

  • 1-3 years hands-on Industrial Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with lean manufacturing, Auto CAD, and mechanical desk top software

  • Strong analytical and communications needed to interface with internal team and customers

  • Proactive and independently driven, along with ability to participate and contribute collaboratively

Competitive compensation and benefits package. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@dielectrics.com


Project Engineer

Summary:

This position includes the design, development, validation, and innovation for sealed plastic film products in an ISO9001 environment serving the medical device industry.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborate with technical team to develop timelines, action items, and budgets for various medical device projects.

  • Write and process validation protocols for new and existing products to include timelines and deliverables.

  • Manage projects to ensure they are on schedule, tracking to hit deadlines and are fully documented.

  • Assist with customer contacts site visits, conference calls, and daily customer communications.

  • Internally coordinate and communicate validation and documentation of new and existing products, including requirements, timelines, and deliverables to the product management, quality, manufacturing, and R&D functions.

  • Monitor the performance of assigned projects to budget and schedule to identify trends or project challenges that may impact budget and timeline. Provide project status updates - recommend and implement corrective actions as appropriate.

  • Assist business development with definition of project scope, timeline, and budget to support preparation of proposals and quotations for customers.

  • Oversee the process of preparing new or modified products ensuring compliance to internal and customer requirements.

  • Provide backup to development engineers on assigned projects as needed.

  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advances.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a technical environment with Quality, Manufacturing, Project Management, and R&D functions.

  • Experience with Solidworks, Auto CAD, and mechanical desk top software required.

  • Strong analytical and communications skills both verbal and written needed to interface with internal technical team and customer base.

Ability to design tooling for new products and product modifications.



Competitive compensation and benefits package. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@dielectrics.com.



Quality Engineer

Summary:

The Quality Engineer has the responsibility for the development and implementation of quality systems for sealed plastic film products in an ISO9001 environment involving multiple industries.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee PPAP activities and produce PPAP submittal packages

  • Participate as a member of the FMEA team

  • Develop and document control plans

  • Conduct statistical capability studies and set up SPC control charts

  • Document inspection procedures and test methods

  • Perform regular audits of processes and materials to ensure that:

  • Inspections, tests, and operations are being conducted and documented according to applicable specifications and standard operating procedures

  • The results of inspections and tests are in compliance with all applicable requirements

  • Final release of finished product based on above audits

  • Monitoring and interpreting of SPC charts to assure that processes remain in control

  • Directly interface with production in the operator training process for quality issues

  • Review reject reports and initiate corrective action as required

  • Directly interface with other support departments as required

  • Special testing when required for failure analysis, validations, etc.

  • Set up inspection/test equipment

  • Perform regularly scheduled calibration of measuring and test equipment

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience in quality assurance/control

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent combination of experience and education

  • ASQC Certified Quality Engineer preferred

  • Experience with and good working knowledge of ISO9000, PPAP, FMEA, AIAG Control Plan Methodology, and SPC

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and with suppliers

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills in problem analysis and problem solving

Competitive compensation and benefits package. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@dielectrics.com.