Advanced Injection Molding Specialist

Advanced Injection Molding Specialist 

Position ID:  70187515

Org Unit: Glazing Production 

Location: Wixom


Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


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Job Summary

Primary purpose of the job would be to support new developments in plastic resins and in injection molding for automotive applications.  The technician is responsible for advanced injection molding machinery operation from start of drying material through the generation of both parts and data for innovation projects. The job is to stay current on and expand the site knowledge of plastic molding processing advancements in areas such as new resins, trialing new molds, and investigating new molding technologies to innovate in an Application Technology (AT), Technology and Innovation team. Additionally, the job is to resolve customer concerns through molding with a variety of resin materials as part of an expanding Wixom, MI Auto Center of Excellence.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Runs a variety of new and existing plastic resin types.
  • Executes part molding by determining optimum machine settings and process parameters.
  • Performs advanced machine troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Implements and advances LOTO, corporate safety systems, and regulatory EHSS requirements.
  • Provides accurate and timely data in spreadsheets, technical PowerPoints and summaries.
  • Communicates verbally, in writing, and virtually.
  • Utilizes problem solving and analytical skills to resolve issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Cross-trains to operate secondary operations equipment and testing as required.


What Matters to SABIC

10+ years Injection Molding experience (education/experience combination accepted) to include:

  • Automated molding using state of the art machines and program controls (Engel experience a plus)
  • Robotic part retrieval capability
  • Capable of independent planning and execution of projects and daily assignments
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and functions
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and demonstrated ability to follow them
  • Molding Trial shop or R&D experience preferred
  • Up to 10% travel


Communication and organization skills to include:

  • Curious and excited to learn new molding technology
  • Proficient use of personal computers with Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong Interpersonal and Teamwork skills
  • Strong Problem Solving and Mechanical Troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning and record keeping skills
  • Project management background preferred


Physical Requirements

Physical requirements consist of standing for 6-8 hours at a time, lifting up to 50 lbs, and climbing stairs.


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.