- Plastics Blow Molding
- Microsoft Word
- Analysis Skills
- Microsoft Office
Scope of the Role
The Product Engineer is responsible for the prototyping phase through the commercialization of new products as well as modifications to existing products. This role will require knowledge of product development as it pertains to multilayer blown film extrusion. This position will manage projects and track all engineering project timelines for PPC Industries. He or she will provide leadership to manage multiple projects including product design review, material costing, product testing and evaluation and act as a liaison between PPC Industries Engineering staff and cross functional teams to support corporate goals. The Product Engineer will report directly to the Engineering Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage new engineering product development projects from concept to commercialization
Develop new product blends as they relate to blown film applications in Medical and Food and Industrial applications
Operate lab equipment related to material characterization such as FTIR, DSC, and material testing for strength based and additional polymer attributes
Responsible for tracking new project timelines to keep internal stakeholders informed of project status in real time
Work with cross functional teams of resources or draw from other functional areas, to ensure project completion within customer requirements/specifications
Drive product qualification and commercialization efforts consistent with ISO9001:2015, FSSC (ISO) 22000 and ISO 13485 guidelines
Assists in the development of design standards to expedite and provide input for continuous improvement of the product development process
Participate in PPC Industries Safety Initiatives
Any other functions that may be assigned
BS in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science or Chemical Engineering
3+ years of blown film product development
Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Outlook and Visio
Working knowledge of blown film extrusion processes and terminology
Understanding of plastic materials and ability to research materials
Understand customer requirements and application as it relates to the Medical and Food and Industrial product markets
Demonstrate experience managing multiple projects and attention to detail.
Task oriented, strong analytical skills and well organized.
Strong interpersonal, excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the Organization.
Aptitude to learn and a strong team player.