Plastics Manufacturing Engineer

Position Type
Regular Full-Time
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Are you a Manufacturing Engineer with experience in the Plastics Industry looking to join a great team where you can develop within your career and have a meaningful impact each day?  Oneida Molded Plastics (OMP) is actively seeking a Plastics Manufacturing Engineer to join our growing team in Oneida, NY. OMP strives to build a team with a high degree of talent. The right candidates will play a valuable role in the Company’s future growth and will have room for advancement with a path of continuous improvement.


The Plastics Manufacturing Engineer (ME) will demonstrate an understanding towards the plan, development, and implementation of tools into molding, assembly, finishing, quality, all processes and related engineering activities in the support of production for manufacturing.  ME’s will apply appropriate process control and statistical techniques to daily work as needed to ensure optimum product quality and productivity.  ME’s will plan, design, implement corrective actions, or identify root cause on various production processes to ensure products can be manufactured with in specs.  ME’s often working directly with SR Project Engineers, Quality Engineers, Manufacturing Management and/or Technicians.  ME’s typical assignments can include BOM creations, evaluations and PCN corrections etc.  Other assignments may include efforts in minimizing cost, improving product quality, and maintaining product outputs.  ME’s demonstrate behavior that is consistent with the company’s values of Customer Satisfaction and Innovation. 



  • Competitive Compensation
  • High-Quality Health Insurance
  • Telemedicine
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance (for eligible employees)
  • Disability Insurance (for eligible employees)
  • 401k Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Flexible Hours (including weekends)
  • Free Parking
  • Referral Program
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Company Team Events including picnics, gatherings, community events, & many more!


Oneida Molded Plastics is committed to providing fair compensation for all employees. Individual compensation decisions are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: currently held skills and experience levels, currently held education levels, local cost of living, designated shifts, and current and relevant compensation data available. Candidates reviewed for open positions may be more or less experienced than the role posted; if this is the case, any updates to local available compensation and salary ranges will be communicated with candidates during the recruitment process.



Oneida Molded Plastics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


  • Responsible for assuring that all MRP/ERP planning, materials, sampling(s), secondaries and outputted products are supplied are on time and meet all customer requirements, from start thru full production approvals.
  • Demonstrates successful skills in the planning, implementation of new molding development activities (molds/molding processes) as well as changes to existing molding/manufacturing processes, while utilize OMP’s Engineering Department procedures and documents.
  • Attends project and production meetings, providing updates, status on projects and customer feedback.
  • Initiates, champions and/or participates in new product launch or early DFM teams.
  • Maintain documentation on all program activities.
  • Completes Engineering Change Request documents for changes that impact tooling and/or product pricing.
  • Addresses internal and external customer complaints, conducts investigations, develops root cause analysis, and documents, all while showing expansion of knowledge base & problem-solving techniques.
  • Coordinates and attends mold trials, including interface with Tool Engineering.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of standardized ERP/MRP documentation, bill of materials and routings.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of inspection and quality engineering/assurance techniques.
  • Demonstrates capability of handling multiple projects within a team environment.
  • Demonstrates problem solving and technical skills.
  • Positive personality that can communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates well-organized project management skills.
  • Demonstrates efficient level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prepares work instructions or developing procedures for others.
  • Created standard documentation, PCR/PCN, BOMs, routings, work instructions etc.
  • Develops corrective actions for any assigned quality issue.
  • Demonstrates and maintains a good working relationship with internal and external contacts
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $60,000.00/Yr.

Max Compensation

USD $90,000.00/Yr.


  • Possession of a High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • BS Mechanical or Plastics Engineering or AAS degree and transferable related employment experience.
  • ME -I <5 years, ME-II >5 years of experience in engineering fields with a combination of molding, manufacturing, assembly, finishing, quality control or production process development.
  • Equivalent education and/or experience will be considered.
  • Knowledge in project management, manufacturing process development, improvement, and quality systems.
  • Possesses good problem solving and reasoning skills.
  • Demonstrates experience in blueprint reading.
  • Demonstrates problem solving, negotiation, GD&T, SPC, drawing and contract review experience.
  • Demonstrates experience with the usage of the MRP/ERP systems and common MS software i.e., Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel skills.
  • Ability to interpret process sheets, work orders, inspection instructions, part and component drawings.
  • Good oral and written communication via basic common MS software like (Outlook, Word, and Excel).
  • Ability to use the QMS MRP/ERP systems,
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with counterparties, team members and other coworkers.
  • Develops and utilizes skills necessary to serve and participate in a team environment.
  • All employees must be able to demonstrate an understanding of safety, quality, and efficiency while contributing to the overall success of the company by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.

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Company Profile

Oneida Molded Plastics (OMP), founded in 1964, is a leading provider of custom engineered plastic injection molded products and services for the outdoor recreational market. We are committed to the total satisfaction of our customers, from design to completion. OMP combines the resources and skills of a team of over 175 employees operating out of one facility to provide complete solutions to satisfy our customers’ most demanding thermoplastic custom injection molding requirements.

Our facility is strategically located in Central New York. Our thermoplastics molding team has extensive experience with engineered resins and processing solutions to support our customers and resolve their product issues. OMP offers manufacturing solutions including: DFM, tool and fixture design, tool life cycle management, insert/over molding capabilities along with many secondary operations such as light assembly, painting and decorating solutions including hydrographic processing, ESD shielding, clear coating, kitting, packaging and VMI/KanBan services. Additionally, our onsite toolmaking and repair operations bring an added dimension to our full-service capabilities.

Molding capabilities include 38 thermoplastic injection molding presses ranging in tonnage from 30 - 700 tons. OMP continually maintains strict quality standards to provide our customers with the highest level of product quality. Our manufacturing diversity, combined with over 50 years in business, makes OMP an ideal product development and manufacturing partner.


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