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Plastics Design Engineer – 115k/yr

Job Description

  • Location: Evans, GA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #67669
  • Salary: $115,000
Plastics Design Engineer – 115k/yr

An industry-leading innovation vehicles company is looking for a Plastics Design Engineer in Evans, GA. This is a direct hire opportunity! 

Pay Rate of the Plastics Design Engineer: 

Responsibilities of the Plastics Design Engineer:

  • Identify, screen, and execute new technologies and capabilities across plastics/composites/polymers across all products. 
  • Establish and lead technical and strategic relationships with outside partners, industry experts, labs, and universities to coordinate and deliver new technologies and advancements in polymer based materials and processes. 
  • Create technology roadmaps and align them with product roadmaps to enable the development of advanced technology and capabilities ahead of program needs while deploying recently developed technology and capabilities into new product development programs. 
  • Manage and execute work for new product development projects, quality/reliability projects, and cost improvement programs that involve design and application of plastic and composite components. 
  • Interact directly with our cross-functional teams including global integrated supply chain teams to effectively contribute to new product development and support of quality, reliability, and cost reduction projects. 
  • Interact with raw material suppliers, molders, and mold builders to coordinate and manage the external deliverables through the product development process. 
  • Other duties assigned. 
Qualifications of the Plastics Design Engineer:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Plastics, Composites, or Polymer Engineering with 
  • 3+ years of driving innovation, product development, and deployment of advanced technology in the plastics/composites industry. 
  • Deep understanding, knowledge, and application experience with thermoplastic and thermoset materials – from commodity grades to complex engineering grades 
  • Process knowledge for injection molding, extrusion, compression molding, blow molding, thermoforming, and other common processes used for the manufacturing of products made from polymeric materials. 
  • Knowledge/experience with various processes and materials used to manufacture products made with continuous fiber composites. 
  • Experienced in running analysis with Mold Flow Insight. 
  • Experienced with guiding and understanding Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for part optimization with polymer based products and materials.
Plastics Design Engineers apply today! 
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