Plastics Engineer


Located in Buffalo, NY

Salary: $67-95k

Express Employment Professionals are seeking a Plastics Engineer for a Medical Manufacturing company in the Buffalo, NY area. 

1st shift 7am-3:30pm

Pay Rate: $67-95k

Direct Hire/Full-Benefits

Job Summary: The Plastics Engineer will be responsible for the engineering of plastic specific to injection molding in the company’s molding clean room.


Job Duties:

  • Engineering of plastics specific to injection molding
  • Accountable for business metrics (safety, quality, delivery, and cost)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ensure cost containment levels are maintained
  • Recommend/Design processes/machines for streamlining work
  • Analyze potential areas for savings or efficiencies.


Safety Responsibilities

  • Following all rules, regulations and procedures set forth in the safety manual.
  • Promoting safety awareness throughout the workplace.
  • Alerting supervisors to any safety hazards they discover.
  • Wearing appropriate, proper protective equipment whenever required.
  • Using guards on tools and machinery whenever required.
  • Following proper lifting techniques using legs and not the back.
  • Operating any vehicles, equipment, tools or machines only if they are authorized to do so.
  • Reporting any injury or loss immediately to the supervisor/team lead.
  • Promoting a positive attitude about safety and never performing any unsafe practice that could place the employee or others in danger.
  • Providing information to his/her immediate supervisor if a better and safer procedure can be implemented in performing any operation.
  • Assure when designing or modifying equipment/workstations that ergonomics and safety are reviewed and work to minimize hazards through engineering controls, administrative controls and lastly personal protective equipment.
  • Assure Job Hazard and Equipment Hazard Analysis are completed timely as required per MNG.008.


Independent Judgment:

  • Oversight and control of assigned projects.
  • Determine best in class frameworks, systems and processes.




  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from internal customers and management.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management and customer/client groups.


Skills/Technical Skills:

  • Communication Skills
  • Process expert
  • Working knowledge of traditional PC based software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Requires an above average people skills ability
  • Ability to work any shift including 2nd and 3rd shifts



  • Understands regulated type industries a plus
  • Knowledge of medical device manufacturer and supplies knowledge preferred
  • World-class manufacturing knowledge preferred



  • Bachelors Degree (B.A.) in Plastics from a four-year college or university.



  • 0-4 years prior experience qualifying molds and knowledge of latest technology


 Interested and qualified applicant please submit resume to posting. 


Express Employment Professionals

3140 Sheridan Drive

Amherst, NY 14226



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3140 Sheridan Drive
Suite 2
Amherst, NY 14226
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