Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description
Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK) is a leading global manufacturer of printing, imaging and marking consumables with strong geographic and product line growth. Our highly engineered core products include a full line of thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, and stamp inks used widely in manufacturing, distribution, food packaging, textiles, electronics, medical, healthcare and office applications. We are committed to forward thinking technology, with recent developments in leading edge direct thermal substrates, gas absorbing coatings for produce preservation, conductive inks for flexible circuits and industrial inkjet inks for primary and secondary coding. IIMAK headquarters is located in Amherst, New York where primary R&D, engineering, manufacturing and sales activities reside, with a strong dedication to cross functional teamwork. Additional manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities are located in Belgium, Brazil and Mexico. IIMAK has a strong culture of customer care, providing a full range of highly differentiated services that help our customers grow their business and make doing business easy. We currently have an opportunity at our Amherst, New York facility to join IIMAK as a Manufacturing Engineer.

Position Description:
Plans, designs & implements complex process tooling and equipment.
Develops layouts to optimize process flow within processing, converting and material handling.
Manage large capital projects for capacity and process improvements.
Stays abreast of new technology and implements projects to remain competitive.
Participates on cross functional teams related to manufacturing programs.
Undertakes projects to improve quality, cost and safety.
Provides support to manufacturing in solving complex technical problems.
Instructs others on preparation of SOPís to define steps/controls for the manufacturing process.
Provides some direction of other engineers/technicians.
Day to day technical leadership/support to assigned production area.
Influential member of commercialization teams for new products.
Assist with investigation, preparation of patent applications to protect IP.

In order to be considered for the position, candidates should possess:
(Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job)
BS in Mechanical Engineering preferred. Will consider other related engineering disciplines.
5+ years of related experience in manufacturing environment.
Strong demonstrated design experience preferred.
Demonstrated CAD experience.
Thin film coating and web conveyance and converting experience/knowledge a plus.
Knowledge of equipment/process/system technologies.
Knowledge of engineering principles/theories/formulas/standards/practices.
Analytical & problem solving techniques.
Ability to plan & implement the process of technical projects, justification/management of capital investments and commercialization activities for new products.
Strong communicator with effective interpersonal skills, good judgment and decision making abilities.
Proven computer skills in MS Office Suite.


IIMAK-International Imaging Materials, Inc

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New York

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