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Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service. Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.
Teknor Apex Company has an opening for a Process Engineer at its Jamestown, North Carolina facility.
The duties of this Process Engineer position for a custom compounder of advanced polymer materials are to: Monitor the existing production process, paying particular attention to products with a history of problems; Develop new production process methods based on their application and formulation of production; Work on projects to improve rates and set up standard formats for different processes; Assist in establishing specific work goals and performance standards in order to reduce reject rate and minimize downtime; Answer customer complaints and implement corrective action when necessary to resolve issues; Be responsible for production trials and spearhead the production trial team at the plant to improve the success rate at the customer. Incidental domestic travel (10-20% of time and overnight and non-overnight) is required for this position.
Requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree in Plastics Engineering, Polymer Science or Materials Science or related field and a minimum of two years post-Degree experience in the job for a custom compounder of advanced polymer materials or for a manufacturer of plastics or plastics-based products.
This position also requires two years of experience in the following: formulation, compounding, extrusion, injection molding and mechanical, thermal characterization techniques; working in and supporting an ISO 9000 environment; writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers; working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry; and interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and dealing with several abstract and concrete variables. Pre-employment background check required by employer.
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