Applications PolyEthylene Development Engineer - Greenville, South Carolina United States - 19842

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19842
Title: Applications PolyEthylene Development Engineer
Job Location: Greenville, South Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


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JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product management, commercial team and customers to identify new product opportunities, capture Critical to Quality (CTQ) attributes and translate such to launch development programs.
  • Develop various film families including stretch films, shrink film, custom film, bags and agricultural films. Primary focus will be stretch film research and development.
  • Initiate development programs and demonstrate feasibility by generating samples and data.
  • Generate innovative ideas/concepts that could lead to active development programs; with ultimate goal of commercialization.
  • Provide manufacturing facilities support in the identification and qualification of alternate resins and improved efficiencies.
  • Work closely with manufacturing and commercial teams to ensure successful transition of programs/products to commercialization.
  • Assist customers with their needs to evaluate, approve and implement new product launches.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS REQUIRED: * Hands on laboratory and pilot plant experience. * Self movitated. * Able to travel up to 50% of time. * Established track record of developing new products from concept to commercialization working in a team environment. * Fundamental knowledge of polymers and understanding of technologies associated with design and manufacturing of flexible films. *

Must have good  resin Polyetheylene materials experience. Knowledge of blown and/or cast film manufacturing processes. * Excellent analytical capabilities. * Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools. * Strong planning/organizational skills. * Ability to work in a fast-paced team setting. * Ability to effectively communicate/present findings to a wide number of audiences.

Educational Background

  • BS Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. Polymers focus preferred.
  • 3-5 years in product development field. Polyethylene experience preferred.

Leadership Competencies

  • Business Focus: interest in and knowledge of business strategy and key drivers; links product development initiatives to business needs.
  • Results Orientation: able to define goals and metrics, develop actionable plans and manage work to achieved desired outcomes; has sense of urgency and fosters the same in others.
  • Customer Satisfaction: accurately identified customer requirements and delivers consistent results; ensures that escalated partner/customer issues are resolved with urgency.
  • Teamwork/Collaboration/Influence: successful record of working in a highly matrixed, complex organization in a collaborative manner; able to build and sustain effective working relationships to meet ongoing demands of the business.

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