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Senior New Product Development Engineer

Performance Health | Akron OH 44310 USA | Full Time | Posted: 10/04/2022

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Performance Health is seeking a Senior New Development Engineer to join our team in Akron, OH. This position is responsible for new product development and technical support for supported team. These responsibilities include participation in/leadership of project teams pertaining to new product and process development, planning and implementation; manufacturing efficiency; materials evaluation/qualification.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in business meetings (representing the technical perspective) to evaluate and prioritize project opportunities
  • Complete the technical aspects of Product Engineering projects to include
  • Develops product according to customer requirements
  • Assists in the development of processes necessary to produce the product
  • Reviews product design and implementation for compliance with company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications (including Design Control)
  • Manufacturing support/projects including but not limited to
  • Process Validation
  • LEAN initiatives
  • Root Cause Investigations
  • Qualification of new raw materials
  • Identification and resolution of problems related to current manufacturing processes and materials for all manufacturing locations
  • Writing/maintaining/reviewing controlled documents relating to: processing specifications, purchased material specifications, BOP's, SOP's, Formula Cards, DMR's, and design control documentation for Akron and Malaysia
  • Training of employees on new or modified equipment, processes, procedures and materials
  • Technical support for the following additional business functions
  • Marketing: technical advice for new product applications
  • Customer Service: provides technical advice for resolving product use recommendations and customer complaints
  • QA: provides recommendation on product performance issues, develops test criteria for new product offerings
  • Monitoring emerging materials, processes and technologies
  • Communicated to both internal resources and external customers
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Chemistry (specialization in polymers a plus)
  • 5+ years of Product Engineering experience with a focus on polymers, synthetic or natural rubber, or TPE
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Displays original thinking and creativity. Introduces new ideas and finds better ways of doing things within confines of position. Able to conceptualize. Offers unique, innovative approaches to problem solving.
  • Experience with formulation or processing of natural or synthetic rubber such as extrusion, rubber compounding, internal mixing or thermoplastic processing required
  • Experience with design control and design validation for medical devices a plus
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Drives and delivers results
  • Knowledge of Word Processing, Spreadsheet, and Database software

Performance Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, age, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location Akron, OH, 44310, United States
Categories Medical/Health

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