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Polymer Engineer

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER / MANAGER FILM/SHEET EXTRUSION PAY: 90-140k Our client is a growing and profitable manufacturer of extruded sheet/film products located Northeast of Atlanta. They are looking for an experienced engineer with a combination of process engineering and polymer modification experience. RESPONSIBILITIES: Run trials with new materials and tooling. Scale up new extrudedproducts, with involvement in tooling, material selection and material development. Optimize polymer formulations to better suit requirements of established and new extrudedproducts. Optimizing the extrusion process from design to product launch and continual improvement Work with the plant team to document process requirements and parameters to assure equipment and work cell team are capable of commercial production. Implementation of SOPs (standard operating procedures) Includes standardized work, workplace organization, quality and packaging specifications Coordinate continuous improvement and production process refinement efforts. Coordinate all applicable product testing verification and ongoing validation to meet product specifications as well as comply with applicable local and governmental regulations. QUALIFICATIONS: BSChem-E, BS Polymer Science, BS Chemistry, BS Plastics Engineering, or similar. 3 years of functional and HANDS-ON process engineering experience within polymer extrusion processes such as sheet, cast film, profile, pipe, decking, fence, Experience setting up SOPs / WIs. 3 years of experience modifying polymer formulations and managing trials, with the ideal experience being PP, PE, PET, and foams/cellular products. 3 years of experience testing polymer materials to ensure they meet specifications. 2 years experience with Continuous Improvement tools such as lean manufacturing, Kaizen, 6 sigma.

Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, Athens , Polymer Engineer, Other , Athens, Georgia

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