Injection Molding/Plastics Engineer

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting candidates for a Direct Hire Injection Molding/Plastics Engineer for a leading Plastics Manufacturing Company in Madison Heights, MI. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a Injection Molding/Plastics Engineer in Madision Heights, MI for a top-notch company in an outstanding environment. The position offers a competitive compensation package.

The candidate will provide mold flow analysis using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software to generate key parameters for proper design of hot runner systems and molds. The candidate must effectively interface with internal groups to communicate the effectiveness of the pressure drop, number of gates, temperature distribution, cycle time, etc. in addition to trouble shooting hot runners.

In this role the candidate will be responsible for conducting theoretical modeling/tests and evaluating results. They will also determine the optimum design specifications and approaches for hot runner systems and molds. They will be an advocate of the improvement of design processes by standardizing tools, mentoring others, and developing technology and methods to support best practives. The candidate will also work with the Applications Team to eliminate inefficiencies.

The successfully candidate will also be responsible for identifying, researching and assisting in resolving design and date problems,. They will evaluate designs and processes from a technical perspective. They will train others on modeling, meshing, element limitations, setting boundary conditions etc.


Design and develop models or simulations and apply advanced computer programs and analytical techniques to meet requirements and resolve problems: determine optimal heat profile, perform stress analysis, provide suggestions, assist with hot runner problems.
Provide flow analysis on Hot Runner System: determine runner size, perform feasibility study, selection of proper product line, provide suggestions, trouble shoot hot runner related problems.
Complete 3D flow analysis on runner system and cavity: determine number of gates and their locations, flow pattern/temperature/clamping force, prepare formal flow analysis reports and propose whole layout for design, answer customer inquiries, trouble shoot molded plastic parts.
Verify engineering work and provide technical guidance to others.
Determine and ensure that the proper controls for analysis are in place and that supporting evaluations and the analysis is documented.
Search and obtain new material property data for plastics.
Conduct special mold flow assignments, set up guidelines for certain applications such as hot halves, stack molds, etc.
Provide training on flow analysis.
Manage the Mold Flow database and update database by compiling information.
Ensure ISO guidelines are followed.


Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Plastics Engineering with 5 years related experience.


Must be experienced building finite element models including ability to prepare input, 3D modeling, performing analysis, and interpreting results.
Strong attention to detail
Ability to write and research and develop reports and communicate effectively.
Strong math capabilities including probability, numerical methods, statistical inference, fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry are necessary.

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position you may email your up-to-date, professional CV/resume to our recruiter, Laura Rossol at Please include Injection Molding/Plastics Engineer, Detroit on the subject line of any e-mail correspondence. You may also click "APPLY NOW" and upload your most current resume at the adeccoUSA website. Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only candidates with the desired experience as outlined on their CV/Resume will be contacted.

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