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R & D Engineer

Company: Tredegar Corporation
Location: Bloomfield
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Run trials on Terphane's production lines, third party production or pilot lines, as well as on customer's machinery in order to develop new products, applications and market according to trial plans defined by him/herself.

Develop new products/processes for new and existing customersPerform lab testing in order to generate data supporting new products, applications and marketsIdentify and implement process changes to improve line productivity, product quality, and the line flexibility to support the business increase of Value-Added productsProvide technical support to sales for new and existing productsRun trials and testing for qualification of new raw materials and suppliers to improve cost and/or strategic positioningAPPLICATION/MARKET DEVELOPMENT (10%)
Work with R&D team to develop new applications and markets in order to increase value added salesProvide Sales with technical support for the introduction and qualification of new applications and scale-up until reach normal sales routinePerform lab testing for all new applications and markets, comparing existing products with competitor's ones PRODUCT/PROCESS DEVELOPMENT (80%)
Work with R&D Director and coordinators to develop new products that offer high margin/growth potentialInvestigate the technical and commercial feasibility of new product ideas, select raw materials and equipment and determine process requirements.Develop process conditions and specify new equipment and equipment modifications to produce the new products in a safe, cost-effective manner.Develop product specifications and sales literature for new products. MSDS, technical data sheets and QC testing procedures.Adapt process to eventual product transfers from Brazil to Bloomfield, or from Bloomfield to BrazilSALES TECHNICAL SUPPORT (10%)
Provide technical support to Sales for existing products in new and existing applications. - Requires customer visits to discuss product performance and conformity, including non-conformities or claims.Provide Sales and customers with reports and critical analysis of film's analytical results whenever needed (either for claims reason(s) or qualification).EDUCATION:Bachelor Degree in science or engineering plus 2+ years of experience in the science or engineering disciplines and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Tredegar Corporation, Rochester , R & D Engineer, Engineering , Bloomfield, New York

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