Senior Materials Engineer - Plastics --Full time--Waterloo, Iowa

design, process, material, prototyping, FEA (structural & mold filling), material
Full Time, Full time
Negotiable
Telecommuting not available Travel required to 100%.

Job Description

As the Senior Materials Engineer, for Company's Materials Engineering located at the Product Engineering Center (Waterloo, Iowa), you will serve as the Division expert for automotive, operator stations and power systems for plastics materials engineering issues.  In addition, you will:

  • Develop, perform, and advise in the performance of complex plastics and/or polymer engineering analysis.
  • 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 automotive, OSIP or JDPS.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

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
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
4 plus years of experience in plastics materials, manufacturing and design in industrial products 
Experience with application engineering of plastics/composites in product design 
Comprehensive experience in plastics and composite materials, processes, manufacturing, tooling... 
Experience with materials engineering and engineering mechanics 
Experience with drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, and GD&T 
Experience conducting material testing and evaluation of materials for design, testing, simulation 
 
CANDIDATE DETAILS
5+ to 7 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally
SCREENING QUESTIONS
  1. Do you have 4 or more years of experience in plastics materials, manufacturing and design in industrial products?
  2. Do you have comprehensive experience in plastics and composite materials, processes, manufacturing, tooling, design, analysis and testing?
  3. Do you have experience with application engineering of plastics/composites in product design of agricultural, industrial or mobile equipment?
  4. Do you have experience with materials engineering and engineering mechanics?
  5. Do you have experience with drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing?
  6. Do you have experience conducting material testing and evaluation of materials for design, testing, simulation and quality failure analysis?

Posted By

Dharmik Narayana

Contact
Dice Id : lodpa001
Position Id : 141305
Have a Job? Post it