Project Engineer

Engineering, Injection molding, Simulation, Project engineering
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Project Engineer

About SIGMA Plastic Services, Inc.

A global leader in the plastics industry for over 15 years, we continue to provide technical business solutions through a holistic approach for the simulation of injection molding processes with our proprietary software, SIGMASOFT® Virtual Molding.  We focus on building trusting relationships with our customers that instill confidence in mold design and production in injection molding.  Beyond simulation technology our organization also offers contract engineering services and provides customer development through education in our SIGMAacademy training arena and customer support.

Position Overview As an organization that focuses on providing SIGMASOFT® Virtual Molding software, this role is critical to assist in growing the SIGMA world.  The project engineer will be conducting and managing projects related to engineering services, software sales demonstrations, support and our training academy.  The individual will be working with staff from several areas as well as customers. This individual needs to be team oriented, enjoys communicating and has a passion and drive to achieve goals.  This position is a stepping stone for future growth within our organization, in areas such as, new business development, customer management, support and SIGMA Academy.  This individual will report directly to the Vice President of Operations at SIGMA Plastic Services.

**Not a work from home position**


  • Utilize SIGMASOFT® Virtual Molding to setup injection molding analysis on a daily basis to provide insight and solutions
  • Communicate, facilitate and present technical materials to customers, internal meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences
  • Assist with support calls from existing customers
  • Support team members in technical and sales objectives
  • Assist training programs after a reasonable acclamation period
  • Evaluate lab measured data to understand thermo-physical behavior of polymers
  • Create polymer material files for project setup
  • Identify key elements within the material and part nature to consider when adjusting the process parameters
  • Evaluate analysis results to highlight the material and mold behavior during processing
  • Determine root cause for potential molding defect on plastic parts
  • Suggest part design and mold design changes to avoid potential defects
  • Travel to customer sites both domestic and abroad if needed. (Up to 25% travel)




  • Bachelor’s degree in Plastics, Materials, Mechanical or Industrial engineering
  • 2+years or experience of processing polymers through injection molding
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Willingness to learn, share knowledge and have fun!
  • Expertise in trouble shooting plastic parts designs as well as understanding common plastic injection molds components functionality
  • Understanding the flow and mechanical behavior of common manufacturing resins
  • CAD and Microsoft office Suite



  • Experience with SIGMASOFT® Virtual Molding or other simulation technology related to plastics and rubber



SIGMA Plastic Services Inc. offers a competitive starting salary with excellent benefits including generous health care insurance package, HSA account with employer contributions, 401k with employer contributions, 3 weeks of vacation to start plus one week PTO over the Christmas/New Year Holiday.


How to Apply

Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.  U.S. immigration employer sponsorship is not provided.


Please send resume and cover letter to:

Resumes must be in .pdf or .docx format.

SIGMA Plastic Service Inc.

Attn:  Human Resource Department

10 North Martingale Road, Suite 425

Schaumburg, IL 60173

Dice Id : RTX1e4a9a
Position Id : 7128539
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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