Columbus, OH Opportunities

Title Quality Engineer
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Manufacturing / Product / Process Engineer
Location Columbus, Ohio
Job Information



To support the manufacturing plant in all aspects of compression molding and post-molding operations through proper troubleshooting techniques, process control, and process improvements, so as to ensure customer satisfaction and plant profitability.


  • BS in Industrial, Manufacturing, Quality or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience with PPAP, APQP, FMEA, Control Plans
  • Experience in reinforced fiberglass industry and/or molding practices

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Product quality – internal and external
  • Process discipline
  • Customer liaison for product and quality
  • Root cause analysis and permanent corrective action
  • Project management
  • Trouble shooting and maintaining molding parameters

Desired traits:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self starter, independent, but able to function in a team environment
  • Knowledge of CAS, Solid works a plus
  • Ability to travel
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or similar project management tool
  • GD&T knowledge and understanding
  • TS16949, QS9000 or ISO9001 knowledge
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or higher preferred
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Title Manufacturing Engineer
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Manufacturing Engineer
Location Columbus, Ohio
Job Information


The Manufacturing Engineer will plan, direct, coordinate and implement manufacturing processes, work cell layouts in regards to New Model (pre-production) and product development.  The Manufacturing Engineer will develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, packaging, fabrication processes and production equipment capabilities, molding and assembly methods and quality control standards.

The Manufacturing Engineer will analyze and plan work force utilization and manning requirements, workflow design layouts of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency in CAD software. They work closely with equipment vendors to support all required outside activities. Estimate production times and targets, manufacturing capabilities, operating efficiencies, miscellaneous packaging concepts, etc. Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and formulate continuous improvement strategies.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Develop and maintain molding process parameters to ensure the highest quality parts are manufactured
  2. Control quality process on the assembly and molding production area
  3. Analyze and improve internal and external defects
  4. Work with cross functional teams including engineering, quality, purchasing and operations in support of current and new programs
  5. Develop, write and maintain process specific documentation including control plans, PFMEA’s, work instructions, PM plans and process sheets
  6. Analyze operations to set standard working time and identify capacity improvements
  7. Perform cycle time assessments to balance line
  8. Coordinate with engineering/maintenance to develop preventative maintenance plans for equipment to address processing issues
  9. Participate in development of standard work and optimization of raw material and finished goods flow in the work cell
  10. Participate with Supervision on meeting work-cell metrics. SQDC
  11. Make and improve assembly tools, fixtures, machines and automation.
  12. Work with external vendors and companies to define, select, deliver, and qualify new solutions for the assembly area using industry best practices
  13. Train and mentor manufacturing technicians


Business Acumen, Communication, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global & Cultural Awareness, Engineering process knowledge, Leadership & Navigation., Relationship Management, Ethical Practice.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not Supervise employees.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional manufacturing office and shop floor environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

 Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday. This position regularly requires long hours and weekend work.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  1. A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or scientific discipline
  2. 3+ years’ experience in automotive supplier environment QS/ISO systems
  3. Track record of leading and implementing continuous improvements, scrap reduction and cost-out initiatives in a manufacturing facility
  4. PPAP and APQP process requirements
  5. Strong oral and written communication skills
  6. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  7. Excellent organizational and communication skills
  8. Union experience
  9. Ability to work well with all cultures

Preferred Education, Qualifications and Experience

A master’s degree in business management, supply chain or operations management.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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Title Maintenance Technician
Categories Columbus, OH Opportunities
Job Title Maintenance Technician
Location Columbus, Ohio
Job Information

Core Molding Technologies, a leading producer and compression molder of Sheet Molding Compound (“SMC”) for the manufacture of fiberglass reinforced parts for the heavy truck industry, is seeking a 3rd Shift Maintenance Technician. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician performs a wide range of maintenance and repair activities on production equipment and plant facilities to meet production requirements and general operational needs. The position is a hourly, bargaining union position through the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union.

Job Responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Performs a variety of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and other types of diagnosis and repair of production and support equipment
  • Performs scheduled preventative maintenance activities on equipment in order to minimize downtime and lengthen equipment useful life
  • Maintains appropriate repair logs and notes in order to track repair trends and set future preventative maintenance schedules
  • Works closely with production supervision and technical support to assist in proper equipment set-up and operation
  • Operates in accordance with all applicable maintenance safety guidelines in order ensure the safety of all plant employees
  • Follows all required safety standards, wears appropriate PPE for job activities and maintains production equipment in proper and safe working order
  • Cleans and maintains working area to promote safety and efficiency

Required Background:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • At least 2 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Self starter with ability to work independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.02/hour


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