Process Engineer

Location: Columbus, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 2/5/2018
Job ID: 02566450
Job Description
Process Engineer
 
 
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias –: Gary@eliasassociates.com
 
CLASSIFICATION: US - (OH)
 
SALARY: 90,000 – 110,000
 
LOCATION: Columbus, OH
 
TYPE OF COMPANY: Chemicals / Polymers
 
EXPERIENCE: 2+ Years
 
DEGREE: Bachelor’s Degree Required
 
JOB TITLE: Process Engineer
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Review new formulations to verify processing capability within our manufacturing assets.
  • Review old formulation to improve efficiency and profitability.
  • Liaison between R&D LAB trials and Manufacturing to confirm first runs are successful.
  • Evaluate process capability of engineered thermoplastics (ETP) formulations.
  • Provide project updates to the Corporate Process Manger and advise of any problems encountered.
  • Conduct product trials at NA plants as required and maintain trial / project records.
  • Assist the Corporate Process Manger in any additional duties assigned.
  • Stay abreast of new developments with ETP’s and evaluate opportunities where these can positively impact our products.
  • Utilize a strong understanding of our NA processing capabilities.
  • Travel to NA plant locations for product trials.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • B.S in Engineering required, Polymer or Chemistry/Chemical studies highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in processing ETP colors with twin screw extruders required.
  • Analytical / problem solving skills related to product and process required.
  • Good verbal, written and presentation communication skills required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs Word / Excel / PowerPoint and database management programs.
  • Overnight travel of >=35% including travel to Canada and Mexico.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without the need for current or future sponsorship for employment visa status.
  • Preferred:
    • Experience formulating additive and color Masterbatch.
    • Experience processing and formulating Engineered Thermoplastics.
    • Experience in Compounding.
    • Experience in high loading of organic pigments.
    • Experience in Flame Retardants and other performance additives.
    • Knowledge or liquid or pril colorants.
    • Underwater pelletizing troubleshooting experience.
    • In depth knowledge of ETP extrusion processing, preferably in Masterbatch.
    • Working knowledge of a carbon black, additives and a broad range of polymers.
 
Please visit www.eliasassociates.com  for additional career opportunities.
 
 
Gary Elias – Elias Associates, Inc.
12 Labaw Dr
Cranbury, NJ 08512
www.eliasassociates.com
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias: Gary@eliasassociates.com