Plastics Processing Engineer - JPS

Job Locations US-CA-Soquel
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


About JunoPacific

JunoPacific provides premier medical device molding, design and assembly services for the medical device industry. JunoPacific is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies. Learn more at and



Position summary:

The Plastics Process Engineer will be responsible for the development and execution of all key technical molding operations including the establishment of process parameters, support of validation activities, and troubleshooting production issues in an injection molding manufacturing facility.


Job Duties and Responsibilities


  • Utilize scientific molding principles to establish capable processes for new and existing tooling including the use of modelling tools to simulate and understand the material flow
  • Standardize and support set-up procedures and standard tools to continuously reduce set-up times
  • Develop, model and document processes that demonstrate the achievement of functional, financial, and quality goals
  • Participate in the development of validation protocols in cooperation with Quality, Sales, and Operations functions
  • Execute comprehensive OQ protocols that clearly define, demonstrate, and document process windows sufficient to achieve Process Capabilities that meet or exceed Customer’s and/or Cretex Process Capability requirements on critical to quality features
  • Support the Quality team while they execute comprehensive PQ protocols that clearly define, demonstrate, and document process windows sufficient to achieve Process Capabilities that meet or exceed Customer’s and/or Cretex Process Capability requirements on critical to quality features
  • In collaboration with Quality, analyze weekly yield and inspection data to identify and resolve problem processes and tools
  • Communicate with customers as necessary regarding technical details of the molding and validation process


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or equivalent training and experience
  • 3-5 years of injection molding experience with a strong preference towards Plastic Injection Molding
  • Ability to read and understand quality plans
  • Must possess the understanding of the Rheology of polymers
  • Must possess the ability to troubleshoot issues using disciplined root cause analysis tools
  • Complete understanding of a variety of plastic injection molding machines and secondary operations equipment
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with molding small-micro molded components
  • Supervisory experience
  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations



What is it Like to Work at JunoPacific?

We recognize the contribution of every individual and promote growth, safety and security for all our employees. JunoPacific values performance and pays competitive wages along with a rich benefit package. We offer a positive work environment with a focus on continuous improvement.


Here are some of things that employees have said about working at JunoPacific:


“This is the best company I’ve ever worked for, and it comes from the top down.”

“JunoPacific is a great opportunity for any newly graduated engineer.”

“It’s challenging in a good way. Technologies are constantly changing; we are constantly getting new projects in each different than the one before. Being a young engineer it’s really great to be able to learn so much and take in so much information.”


We encourage you to explore the many opportunities JunoPacific can offer you as a valued team member.


Company Benefits

As a Cretex Medical company, JunoPacific offers a full benefit package to its employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. JunoPacific also offers a 401(k)-retirement plan with employer match, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay.


JunoPacific also offers company-specific benefits, such as:

  • Free Parking
  • Employee Appreciation events
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Clinics
  • New state-of-the-art facility coming into operation in 2022 in Brooklyn Park!


Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law.


Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment and eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit


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