Product Development Engineer

Product Development Engineer

American Packaging Corporation

Product Development Engineer

Details of the offer

American Packaging Corporation (APC) is one of the top flexible packaging converters serving customers throughout North America. We are always seeking to improve our operations, deliver more innovation and value, and give back to our local communities. Our longstanding success as customer flexible packaging suppliers has been fueled by our commitment to providing more innovation, more quality, and more responsive customer service, along with our strategic investments in the latest technology.
Product Development Engineer
LOCATION: Columbus, WI
SUMMARY:A Technical Position reporting to the Technical Director. Primary responsibility is the development of new products of a complex nature, resolve customer issues (end use, quality, performance) while ensuring they can be successfully manufactured. Additional responsibilities are to provide professional and technical leadership toward successful project management of assigned projects, some of, which may be multi-divisional.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:Provide technical and professional leadership in resolving customer problems, resolving manufacturing problems, and overall project management of assigned projects.
Attend customer trials.
Interacting with customers, management, marketing, sales, and suppliers.
Participate in teams - product development, waste reduction, quality improvement, etc.
Be results oriented and responsible for those results in developing new products and processes in response to customer input, and/or assigned duties.
Ability to successfully interact with all levels - hourly to Operations Director, customers, and suppliers.
Ability to handle multiple projects/demands. Being comfortable in a multi-task and fast-moving environment is needed. Must be accurate, detail oriented with excellent follow up and project management skills.
Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree (B. A.) in a Technical Field (Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Packaging Engineering, etc.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with printing and laminations for flexible packaging using materials such as papers, films, foils, and sealants is desired.
LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business and professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information predominantly technical in nature and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Skillful in presentation skills both in preparation and delivery is preferred.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Experience and skills in the use of JMP or Minitab is desired.
REASONING ABILITYAbility 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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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