May 20, 2019
Division: Global Technology & Regulatory Affairs Business Unit: Global Technology Center Department: Engineering Location: Holland - GTC Virtual Position: No Shift: Union Position: No Who is Tekni-Plex? We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology. Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen. Why Work for us? With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud! What is the position where you can add value? We are actively recruiting for a Product Engineer to support our strategic product development within our Global Technology Center of Tekni-Plex. The emphasis of the development would be to support our Tekni-Films Division. In this role you will accelerate the profitable growth of Tekni-Plex’s businesses by working with current and prospective customers as the engineering arm of Tekni-Plex’s sales, manufacturing and development teams. The product engineer will identify product solutions from existing product lines or work internally to communicate new product needs. You will collaborate with Tekni-Plex’s sales, manufacturing and development teams by doing the following: In collaboration with Tekni-Plex with business unit and development teams: Provide technical support and expertise to customers in thermoforming and heat seal applications. Work with our customers to ensure their proper manufacturing use of our products in their manufacturing processes. Discover potential new technical opportunities to ensure better customer and market relationships. Support customer process optimization of thermoforming and heat seal applications. Develop relationships with customers manufacturing personnel. Maintain expert level of product knowledge and application of our products. Complete field trials and testing applications to determine customer needs. Utilize Design of Experiment (DOE) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) to optimize processes. Write detail-oriented and analytical technical reports regarding field service. Support Global Technology Center Development team to meet demands for our products. Bachelor of Science degree (Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Packaging Engineering degree preferred) from an accredited University. Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a quality, product manufacturing, design engineering role and/or experience with product /process development and optimization. Experience with thermoforming and heat seal applications required. Experience with plastics manufacturing and/or pharmaceutical/medical device industry a plus. Good oral and written communication and presentation skills. Customer focus and demonstrated ability to work with customers preferred. Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills. Travel 35% Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement .
Tekni-Plex Holland, OH 43528, USA