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Operations Technical Applications Development

by Starlim

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 22, 2023

Job Description

Operations Technical Applications Development


Starlim North America is a global leader in the manufacturing of silicone parts specializing in custom Liquid Silicone Rubber molding for health care and automotive industries. 


Located in London since 2004, our Austrian mother company has been expanding world-wide since 1974.  Our proprietary, fully automated, world-class technologies and high quality products, combined with creative, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing technologies allow us to deliver high quality products.


Key focus:

  • Reporting to OTA manager, this position is responsible for supporting technical requirements associated with LSR injection molding processes; tooling, equipment, programming and robotics with a focus on new project launches, continuous improvement initiatives and claims resolutions              
  • Responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of Injection Molding process to support the production work schedule
  • Support OTA Manager as liaison with Starlim Austria as required
  • Become a vital part of the organization with a focus on maintaining a high standard


We require a Applications Development Team Member who will be responsible for:

  • Support new project launches with tool transfer, validation and run@rate/test run sampling activities
  • Establish optimal molding processes on new and existing tooling with an emphasis on zero defects and meeting customer requirements
  • Support OTA Manager with tool improvements and modification activities with Starlim Austria & Sterner business unit
  • Participate and lead continuous improvement initiatives as assigned
  • Assist OTA Manger/Team leader with customer complaint resolution
  • Conduct test runs for material sampling of new or experimental silicones
  • Support OTA department with training of employees as required
  • Regular communication of department updates/training documents from Starlim Austria
  • Establish & maintain OTA work instructions and procedures
  • Assist OTA Manager with TIG Authentig files and data analysis as required
  • Set up new molds, running molds and change inserts, seals and bearings on the mold in a machine
  • Carry out complete mold change overs
  • Production start up of injection molds and proper handoff
  • Troubleshoot molding process and make necessary adjustments to produce quality parts
  • Utilize measuring equipment, tools, and gauges as required
  • Assemble, set up, and program tooling, machinery and equipment
  • Ensure compliance to safety rules, procedures, and company policies
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager/Team Leader
  • Communicates effectively through all levels of the organization                                                               
  • Support Environmental, Health & Safety initiatives throughout the facility, ensuring safety, housekeeping and quality standards are maintained


Do you have?

  • College Diploma or Technical apprenticeship            
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in fully automatic injection molding
  • Experience with Quality System Requirements, such as ISO 9001, TS 16949, ISO 13485 and APQP
  • Oriented to a manufacturing organization
  • Experience with customer complaint (8D)
  • Understanding of health and safety procedures in a manufacturing environment
  • Advance knowledge of engineering terminology, liquid injection molding processes, tooling and procedures
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications
  • Above average technical understanding and willing to learn new processes and concepts
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to understand product measurements and correlate them to process adjustments
  • Experience and understanding of process change management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


Successful candidate will also have:

  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with frequent interruptions
  • Crane/ hoist certification (or willingness to obtain)
  • Must be able to work over time when required


If you have the required qualifications and would like to work in a growing, high tech, continuous improvement environment, please apply here with your resume and cover letter. Starlim is an equal employment opportunity employer and offer a competitive salary and benefit package. Candidates must be legally employable in Canada to be considered for employment.


Starlim North America is committed to providing accommodations. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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