Process Engineer - Atlanta, Georgia United States - 15563

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15563
Title: Process Engineer
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Great Atlanta opportunity for a compounding degreed process engineer.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties and Responsibilities:  
•    Review new formulations to verify processing capability within our manufacturing assets.
•    Review old formulation to improve efficiency and profitability.
•    Liaison between R&D LAB trials and Manufacturing to confirm first runs are successful.
•    Evaluate process capability of engineered thermoplastics (ETP) formulations.
•    Provide project updates to the Corporate Process Manger and advise of any problems encountered.
•    Safeguard  proprietary information and equipment.
•    Conduct product trials at NA plants as required and maintain trial / project records.
•    Assist the Corporate Process Manger in any additional duties assigned.
•    Stay abreast of new developments with ETP’s and evaluate opportunities where these can positively impact our products.
•    Utilize a strong understanding of our NA processing capabilities
•    Travel to plant locations for product trials.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:
•    B.S in Engineering required, Polymer or Chemistry/Chemical studies highly preferred.
•    Minimum of 2 years’ experience in processing ETP colors with twin screw extruders required.
•    Analytical / problem solving skills related to product and process required.
•    Good verbal, written and presentation communication skills required.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office programs Word / Excel / PowerPoint and database management programs.
•    Overnight travel of >=35% including travel to Canada and Mexico.
•    Must be authorized to work in the US without the need for current or future sponsorship for employment visa status

Preferred:
•    Experience formulating additive and color Masterbatch.
•    Experience processing and formulating Engineered Thermoplastics.
•    Experience in Compounding.
•    Experience in high loading of organic pigments.
•    Experience in Flame Retardants and other performance additives.
•    Knowledge or liquid or pril colorants.
•    Underwater pelletizing troubleshooting experience.
•    In depth knowledge of ETP extrusion processing, preferably in Masterbatch.
•    Working knowledge of a carbon black, additives and a broad range of polymers.

Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.A.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree