Injection Molding Process Engineer in Elk Grove Village, IL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Position Summary:

This position provides engineering and technical support for plants and corporate programs, encompassing: productivity improvements, standardization of process and manufacturing methods, business expansion of new product lines, installation and start up of new equipment and introduction to new products. This position supports plants in Elk Grove Village, IL, Valparaiso, IN, and 3 locations across Canada.  Up to 75% travel required.

Key project assignments may include:

  • cycle time reduction programs
  • process control programs
  • equipment upgrade programs
  • material optimization programs
  • new product implementation programs 

Principal Accountabilities

  • assist in SPC systems development and implementation
  • assist in developing and updating preventative maintenance of molds and machines
  • product and process improvement
  • provide ongoing technical support to plant operations
  • assist in maximizing machine performance, safety and quality
  • evaluate and implement material advances
  • assist in component evaluation
  • develop standard operating procedures for molding machines and related equipment
  • new mold and equipment installations

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical/plastic engineering and/or 5+ years of experience in the plastics industry
  • Extensive knowledge of the molding process, molding equipment, molding materials and mold tooling
  • Project management expertise in process improvement and innovation principles
  • Ability to react to situations in a timely manner and be flexible with people and operational assets
  • Ability to anticipate operational problems and act on those intuitions




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