SENIOR MATERIALS ENGINEER-PLASTICS/COMPOSITES

Location: CEDAR FALLS, IA
Date Posted: 06-26-2018
As the Senior Materials Engineer, you will serve as the Division expert for tractors, operator stations and power systems for plastics materials engineering issues.  In addition, you will:

Provide Product Delivery Process technical support in new plastic applications for design, process, material, prototyping, FEA (structural & mold filling), material & component testing, tooling & supplier selection. This includes cost reduction projects and new product programs.
Provide Order Fulfillment Process Services, including: Technical Information, Production Quality Problem Solving, Plastics Mfg. Supplier Support, Failure Analysis, Material Testing
Develop and manage the performance of tests and/or evaluation procedures pertaining to new materials/process selection, specifications and testing.
Serve as an advisor to product engineering, manufacturing and supply management on new and emerging materials and processes. Guide and direct supply management in technical issues.
Evaluate new and advanced materials and processes and set Unit and Division technology strategies for their use.
Guide and/or lead value improvement, product development and new technology teams on processes which effect tractors, OSIP or JDPS.


What Skills You Need

4 or more years of experience in plastics materials, manufacturing and design in industrial products
Comprehensive experience in plastics and composite materials, processes, manufacturing, tooling, design, analysis and testing
Experience with application engineering of plastics/composites in product design of agricultural, industrial or mobile equipment
Experience with materials engineering and engineering mechanics
Experience with drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Experience conducting material testing and evaluation of materials for design, testing, simulation and quality failure analysis
Ability and willingness to travel up to 20%, both domestically and internationally
What Makes You Stand Out

Experience in Product Engineering, Quality Engineering or Supply Management
Demonstrated networking skills
Ability to influence decision makers
Comprehensive skills and demonstrated ability beyond single discipline/function
Experience leading strategic enterprise initiatives
Mechanical knowledge of industrial, farm equipment or automotive product design
Master's degree in a related field 
Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in Plastics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and/or recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in Plastics Manufacturing and Design
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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