MATERIALS ENGINEER-INJECTION MOLDING

Location: INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Date Posted: 07-18-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!
 
This position will report to the director of materials development. The individual will have the responsibility to develop the next generation closure materials. Next generation materials are one of seven strategic focus areas for our business and a key part of our future success. Next generation materials include both cost savings initiatives and technology enablers. In addition technology enablers are critical for growth in new markets. The individual will have the responsibility for concept to deployment support of R&D projects. In this role one will get experience working closely with sales, marketing, manufacturing, engineering and procurement. The projects will focus on processes and materials used in the manufacture of closures / bottle caps. The skilled candidate will design and develop methods to understand underlying principles that dictate the performance of the materials in closures. The candidate will be responsible to innovative and create future materials platforms by developing and formulating new polymer blends. The individual will interact across a broad range of levels, expertise, geographic regions as well as stay up-to date on the new developments in technical and patent literature. 
There will be a focus on project management and deployment for the North America business unit. The candidate will be responsible for commercialization of key materials initiative. The candidate will drive materials qualifications at our plants and our customers. It will be responsible to help with root cause analysis of material quality issues. 
 
 
EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER SKILL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • BS Degree Required. Materials Engineer, Polymer Science, Chemical Engineer or equivalent preferred.
  • 5-10 year of experience - preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of injection molding experience - Preferred
  • Injection, compression molding of polyolefin based materials
  • Strong understanding of injection molding manufacturing
  • Solid project management skills working with resin vendors, operations plants, and customers to drive projects from start to finish

Essential Job Functions: 
1. Communicate clearly in English, both verbally and written
2. Wear appropriate required safety gear
3. Attend work regularly and reliably
4. Work flexible hours as scheduled or required for specific role
5. Provide on-shift training relative to specific function
6. Conformance to company performance rules such as work instructions, working standards, policies, etc.
7. Conformance to behavioral rules, expectations, and company policies.
8. Analyze shift or plant performance data relative to functional specialty and provide the shift leader or Manager with assessments of opportunity
9. Facilitate employee adherence to requirements of your departmental specialty
10. Actively supports and participates in plant quality improvement & cost reduction programs
11. Demonstrate awareness of and compliance with all pertinent safety policies and procedures
12. Maintain a professional, clean, and organized work environment
13. Participate in work related training programs
14. Close visual acuity to perform computer tasks, read & develop spreadsheets, read financial data, etc.
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

KP Recruiting Group 
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