Applications PolyEthylene Development Engineer - Greenville, South Carolina United States - 19842
Applications PolyEthylene Development Engineer
Greenville, South Carolina - United States
$90,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
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WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
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.
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.
BS Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. Polymers focus preferred.
3-5 years in product development field. Polyethylene experience preferred.
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.
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree