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 Process Engineer - Extrusion New! Category: Packaging Job Number: 20120

Our client is an international leader in the industry that has a track record of profitability, consistent growth, and promoting from within. Their mission to deliver quality products is driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to treat people as their most valuable asset. This organization continues to be listed as a “Best Employer”.  We have been engaged to identify and recruit top talent who will make meaningful contributions to their organization. If you are prepared to work in an exciting and rewarding environment, we look forward to considering your experience and qualifications.


  • Run systems pre-test prior to FAT and resolve any issues prior to customer visit
  • Will assist shop with line set-up for system pre-test and FAT
  • Prepare extruders and customer supplied equipment for FAT’s
  • Prepare all downstream equipment for FAT’s and resolve any issues prior to customer visit
  • Responsible for head/tooling/melt pump set up, and maintenance during FAT with Lab Tech
  • Attend systems meeting and be prepared to give status updates of systems in progress
  • Travel to customer sites to assist with start-up and process.
  • Work with sales to develop new equipment and/or processes
  • Review customer documentation to ensure AK specs match customer requirements
  • Maintain organization and control of lab parts and equipment
  • Be sure all necessary equipment and materials are available for lab trials and FAT’s
  • Work with customers during lab trials to get the desired product customer needs
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred
  • Testing/process design
  • Medical extrusion including single & multi-lumen tubing, co-extrusion, profiles, and wire jacketing is a plus
  • Tooling design (die, vacuum and cutting) and screw design
  • Experience with processing a wide variety of polymers including Nylons, Pebax, PU, FEP, PEEK, HDPE, FPVC, TPE and PLLA
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to travel 10%
Posted 04/11/2018 15:53:39