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Sr. Process Engineer (Injection Molding)

Callaway Golf

Callaway Golf

Last Updated: 10/17/21

Job Description

Callaway Golf Company is a leader in total performance, premium golf equipment and active lifestyle products while also being a great place to work! We are passionate and push the limits of innovation. We dare to be great while acting with integrity and respect. We stay hungry, yet humble. All while having fun and making golf enjoyable for everyone!

Our company is a blend of experience and diverse backgrounds, and our leaders have a strong history of building and selling successful initiatives. We are working to build a truly groundbreaking company, and we want top-notch people to join us in that mission.

JOB OVERVIEW

This role is responsible for coordinating and providing technical assistance required to improve quality, productivity and standard cost problems in the injection molding areas of the plant. In addition, this role will develop and optimize processes using Six Sigma and Lean techniques and lead manufacturing improvement initiatives. The incumbent is responsible for the coordinating daily execution of experiments, data organization and analysis, report generation, and general production support.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee a small group of employees and give technical and process direction
  • Make recommendations on budgetary items
  • Troubleshoot all aspects of the golf ball manufacturing process
  • Identify improvement opportunities related to current process and equipment
  • Lead technical work streams of major capital projects
  • Conduct pilots and feasibility studies for existing and new processes
  • Work effectively and professionally with all levels of employees
  • Provide professional and respectful communication, written and verbal, to all levels of manufacturing
  • Establish and maintain manufacturing instructions
  • Act as project leader for critical engineering initiatives
  • Train production personnel on new, or modified manufacturing operations as required
  • Lead Kaizen Events and Continuous Improvement Projects
  • Coach and train the Engineering Technicians to elevate the technical competence in their departments
  • Review, modify and implement manufacturing instructions and standard work in coordination with the operations team and training department
  • Drive initiatives designed to improve overall process capability
  • Works towards improvements for process efficiencies
  • Work in a safe manner following all PPE and standardized processes
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • In depth knowledge of injection molding and related process
  • Knowledge of thermoplastic materials, their properties, and usage
  • Knowledge of center-less grinding preferred
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Works programs including Excel, Word and Access
  • Strong competency with Minitab or other statistical software
  • Use and understand a wide variety of manufacturing equipment and programs to enhance and support manufacturing processes
  • Ability to manage various projects, multi-task, and assign tasks when required
  • Excellent process identification, evaluation, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from management and other departments
  • Ability to work independently and rapidly adapt and respond to priority changes based on business needs
  • Work extended hours and travel in critical situations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Ability to maintain professional customer relations and to deal responsively with management and peers
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead and direct a small group of employees on a large scale project

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably Industrial, Mechanical, or Plastics fields
  • 2 to 3 years demonstrated experience as an acting Project Lead
  • 5 to 7 years experience with thermoplastic molding
  • Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing certification

DISCLAIMER

This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification and it may be changed by management at any time. Other duties may also apply. Distribution of this item outside of the Company without an authorized release is a violation of Company policy.

Callaway Golf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Company Details

Carlsbad, California, United States
Our Brand Callaway was founded on the bold principle of creating demonstrably superior and pleasingly different golf products. That approach, coupled with a commitment to doing work we are proud of, has catapulted the company to a global leader in golf equipment and services. Creating innovative, high-performance golf equipment is a perpetual challenge. It demands a relentless commitment to be th...