Pulp/Paper Product Development Engineer

  • location: Pittsfield, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 per year
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Pulp/Paper Product Development Engineer

job summary:
Do you have a degree in Material Science or Chemical Engineering? Have you worked with nonwoven materials in academia or industry? If you have, and you are looking for a new job opportunity - take a look at this opportunity today!

location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts
job type: Permanent
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Leads the design and development of new product and product engineering and applies engineering best practices and tools.
  • Support outside trials and development initiatives as defined by Director of R&D.
  • Maintain accurate records of development efforts through patent notebooks, experiment files and project management software.
  • Build and maintain customer and industry relationships in order to keep current on trial product evaluations and outcomes.
  • Contributes as a team member on development projects carrying out assigned responsibilities in a timely, diligent, safe, and professional manner. May act as a project leader.
  • Support execution of Product line strategies by providing technical input and carrying out product development initiatives to support customers, markets, and regulatory requirements.
  • Build, reinvent, and drive product/process designs that increase performance (for customer and/or Mfg.) and cost attributes internally that enhance and maintain product margins.
  • BS. degree in one of the physical sciences: chemical engineering, membrane technology, paper technology or other related field(s) preferred. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in product development in nonwovens or pulp and paper
  • Minimum 3 years' experience working in a laboratory, maintaining and operating equipment, and maintaining records and reports of product development activities.
  • Must be able to engage multiple business functions from concept to commercialization.
  • Successful product/process development experience in nonwovens and/or related chemical process technology, gained through education or practical experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of polymer science in the areas of structure/property relationship, rheology, thermal & electrical properties of polymers
skills: Process Engineering
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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