TenCate Performance Composites is seeking an experienced composites process engineer to support thermoplastic composite product and process development activities.
Job Description and Essential Functions
Moderate to advance knowledge of composite materials and industry
5+ years of engineering experience for composites
Experience in thermoplastics (composites or compounded resins)
Knowledge in Acrylic resins
Hands on experience in composite materials processing
Develop and produce materials using resin formulation and mixing, pre-preg, lamination, thermoforming, compression moulding, lamination, and kitting processes
Knowledge in Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) or other closed mould processes used for composites
Testing of composite materials. Performing verification and validation on products
Development and implementation of product and process specifications
Participates in initiation phase of new product lines to assist in design for cost effective manufacturing, building tooling by motion economy principles
Recommends methods of improving efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as re-organising work flow, relocating work stations and equipment and purchase of equipment
Measures variances to standards, identifies out of control variances, investigates reasons, suggests solutions, installs and follows up
Create and maintain technical documentation in accordance with ISO 9001 standard requirement
Maintain 5S program
Other duties as assigned
While performing the duties of this job, the Process Engineer is regularly required to talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Lead engineers and technicians in a project environment
Ability to read, analyse and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
Spanish and/or Mandarin are a plus
Hungry, Humble and Smart. A Team Player
Strong interpersonal skills and effective communicator
Strong organisational skills with effective time management skills. Highly organised, detail oriented and a good multi-tasker
Proficient with the use of spreadsheets, word processing, presentation software and other communication products
Proficient with AutoCAD, SolidWorks or other similar software
Must have Project Management Skills
Engineering or equivalent degree level required
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Special Skills: Experience in composite materials, processes (resins, lamination, parts manufacturing), tooling and equipment is a requirement. Expertise in thermoplastic composites desired. Experience in Project management and Design of Experiments required.
Process Engineer - Tencate Performance Composites
Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be reviewed as received. Thank you!