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Develop and implement production/processing methods and controls for plastic additive materials that meet quality standards in the most efficient manner. Monitors the plastic processes; troubleshooting problem processes and assisting in resolving quality issues. Is the technical expert on various projects, production jobs and processes as required. Will work closely with R&D team on developing new materials and scaling them to production. Must be willing and able to wear multiple hats and develop new processes in a fast paced environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Will lead the startup of new/existing projects/production jobs, optimizing cost, efficiency and quality.
Will lead the extrusion processes and control and maintain appropriate documentation.
Monitor the process running in production; troubleshoot problems associated with processes, and assist in resolving quality issues.
Debug significant complex problems in new systems, tooling and automation. Establish detailed processes for new product lines; document product development and changes; evaluate new product performance; and monitor new tool design.
Design major experiments to enhance processes as well as improve yields and utilization through reduced cycle and efficient set-up.
Lead and implement major maintenance changes in process improvements; propose or specify repair alteration of automation while ensuring adequate documentation is maintained.
Provide functional and technical mentoring to process technicians and other process engineers.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment; supporting all company safety programs, 5S, and other initiatives.
Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
Apply and support Lean Manufacturing principles.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
5 years of experience in material development
Knowledge of plastic processing (extrusion, molding, etc.)
BS in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field
Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.
Knows how to run, trouble shoot, and quickly learn new equipment related to the manufacturing processes
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s or equivalent
6+ Years of experience
Or Masters Degree with 4-6 years of experience
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.