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General & Administrative - Product Engineer

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #32
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Of all the Plastic Manufacturers, in North America, we are the FLEXIBLE Supplier, which Delivers on Our PARTNERSHIP Commitments.

SUMMARY

The Role: The Plastics Engineer will be responsible for support of product development related to the rotational molding and vacuum form industry.


Under general supervision, prepares routine plans, designs, specifications, estimates, and reports. Completes ECN process to completion.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.


§Identify plastics capabilities and evaluate against customer requirements in the rotational molding and vacuum form industry.

§Applies technical engineering / drafting techniques in the preparation of engineering drawings and other graphic material using computer-aided drafting

§Maintains revision level necessary to define product configuration and control manufacturing processes

§Communicates new product and engineering changes to appropriate departments following ECN process

§Work with process partners to develop costs for new model and engineering change projects

§Processes product change notices and maintains continuity of BOM for assigned projects

§Actively seek and recommend ways to improve products, equipment, tooling and processes to increase overall quality, productivity, capacity, lead times and gross margins

§Consult with clients, vendors, or others to discuss and formulate project timelines on new/existing products

§Assist in tooling development / purchase requisitions and manage tooling delivery

§Responsible for creating and maintaining multiple computer controlled documents

§Participate in new model development team and other tasks as directed

§Research and develop new manufacturing processes


Technical requirements desired:

§Strong demonstrated understanding of plastics manufacturing properties, processes and capabilities

§Experience dealing with mold designing and production in rotational molding and vacuum form

§Proficient in reading engineering drawings, CAD software drawing capabilities

§PPAP process proficiency and working with customers and suppliers on feasibility reviews


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Plastics, Materials or related Engineering discipline in plastics or materials engineering or Master’s degree in Plastics, Materials or related Engineering discipline.


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Must possess ability to read, analyze, interpret and organize general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Must be able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in a professional manner. Must have ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from coworkers, managers, and customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as area, circumference, distance, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY

Must possess ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands for computer work and paperwork; and reach with hands and arms (filing paperwork at, above, and below shoulder height). The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

TRAVEL DEMANDS

The employee is required to travel minimally by car.

The company seeks to hire the best-qualified applicant for all openings. The decision to hire is based on ability, experience, and other factors required by the job itself without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, or any other protected status.  This policy pertains to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, conditions and privileges of employment, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff-off and termination.

Other details

  • Job Family SG&A
  • Job Function Engineering Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 15, 2020
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA