Polymer Process Engineer

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 

Location

USA - Louisville, CO
Last application date 2022-08-13 Location: USA - Louisville, CO

Problem solver and implementor …. we have your path to fulfilment.   Trelleborg Sealing Solution is OPENING A NEW R&D FACILITY.

TSS has been a pioneer and innovator in solutions that damp seal and protect and are turning our knowledge and strong financial position to growing through high performance polymers.  Our R&D Group is growing as we make commitments to the future – strength through sustainability.  We need amazing people who are resourceful and knowledgeable about polymers and processing to make a positive difference in the world. Use your skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to challenging environments, like; aerospace, eMobility, Medical & Food/Beverage.  Do you want to be part of the foundation for a new team where employees envision a fulfilling future, perform with excellence and build incredible processes/products?  Today’s actions will pave the way for a sustainable tomorrow by applying our core values and business strategy.

Summary of the Role: 

The Polymer Process Engineer is responsible for the Research & Development of methods, processes, tools and systems required for the company’s advancement in polymer offerings.  Defines, develops & documents efficient processing methods, parameters, procedures, and materials.

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Performs complex research and analysis tasks to determine best process design approach.
  • Provide recommendations of the most appropriate and cost-effective manufacturing engineering tools, machines, sub-assemblies and final assemblies to commercialize the product 
  • Investigates manufacturing costs and provides manufacturing process adjustments and improvements.
  • Determines equipment requirements to ensure equipment is compatible with process.
  • Selects new manufacturing processes and may introduce new equipment to existing process.
  • Provides technical assistance to implement manufacturing new technology.
  • Follows existing documentation practices and continuously looks for improvements.
  • Operates under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment.
  • Demonstrates understanding, support and consistent application of our Vision, Mission and Core Values
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline required.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment operating melt processing equipment required
  • At least 5 years of experience in processes such as injection molding, extrusion, composites, thermoforming, etc.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. occasionally

Competencies: 

  • Must have the ability to effectively operate injection molding machines and support equipment.
  • Must have a good knowledge of polymers.
  • Must have ability to work in a team environment with other departments, such as: Materials Testing, Simulation and Product Design.
  • Ability to analyze situations and determine logical and reasonable solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal with team members and all levels of the organization.
  • Must have the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven project and time management skills.
  • Effectively use Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of materials and material requirements.
  • Ability to promote continuous improvement priorities while achieving desired results.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve set goals on time.

Travel: 

  • Travel less than 20% domestic and international possible. 

Application: 

Last Application Date: 2022-08-13

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