Our client is a world leader known as the most dependable
material science company in the industry.
They need a proactive Applications Development Engineer who is
responsible for supporting diverse projects, both in scale and
scope, related to the development of new applications, improving
existing applications and providing technical service for Vinyl,
Thermoplastic Elastomer, and Engineering Thermoplastic
The Applications Development Engineer is involved in all aspects
of the project from idea generation to acquiring technical
approvals from customers. Must have the ability to work
cross-functionally with sales, marketing, R+D and our customers;
strong project management, relationship building and the ability to
Applications Development Engineer is hands-on in this role with
responsibility for part design, tool design, machine set-up and
final part testing. Must have strong technical acumen, creativity
and enthusiasm for problem solving and working on the
Their Lab provides state of the art processing equipment and
testing capabilities to support application development activities
to include working with injection molding machines and extruders
along with design and testing tools.
Ability to work independently and meet required deadlines.
Demonstrated effective writing skills to fulfill routine
reporting tasks in a timely manner.
Work is complex, requires the selection and application of
technical knowledge and experience.
Possess creative and innovative skills
Interpretation and translation of newly acquired knowledge into
Implementation of engineering solutions.
This is a great opportunity for an Engineer who wants a
more customer facing role and has worked with injection
molders or extruders supporting a materials based product.
BS degree polymer science, Chemical, Mechanical Plastics or
5 + years in the plastic industry, technical service or
application development preferred.
Industry knowledge of PVC materials, polymer processing and
Knowledge of setup and troubleshooting injection molding
Knowledge of testing plastic materials
Knowledge of tool design, part design, design tools; (i.e.
MoldFlow, FEA, AutoCAD and DOE).