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|Job Location:||Atlanta, Georgia - United States|
|Salary:||$80,000.00 - $90,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly|
|Employer Will Recruit From:||Nationwide|
Great Atlanta opportunity for a compounding degreed process engineer.
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.
• 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
• 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.
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree