Job Listing Detail

Product Development Engineer

Location: Raleigh, NC
Date: 11/16/2017

This company is a leader in the Design and Extrusion of custom engineered foam products and components for a wide range of markets including Construction, Home Furnishings, Packaging, Fitness & Recreation and more. Throughout the last four decades, the company has earned a reputation as a highly customer-focused, quality-driven company of innovators.

• Plan, prepare and develop new products
• Willing and proficient to run extruders for developing new products
• Help design equipment needed to produce new products
• Proficiently prepare project reports and develop documentation for new products
• Perform development runs on new products for optimization
• Make samples for customers, based on specifications gathered, as needed
• Conduct trials with new materials
• Work with sales and marketing to meet their needs for new parts

Process Related:
• Independently trouble shoot production related problems to help floor personnel
• Work collaboratively with production, engineering, and maintenance to identify manufacturing problems and provide solution for same
• Work collaboratively with production and maintenance personnel to establish best methods for new products as required
• Recommend equipment modification
• Test foam as needed for customer requirement

Quality Assurance:
• Establish and perform quality tests and inspections to assure compliance with customer and Company specifications
• Be a secondary customer contact for quality related issues
• Investigate and recommend corrective actions and changes to internal systems to assure permanent solutions to quality related problems
• Train production personnel in quality methods and new product process procedures to assure compliance

Job Requirements:
• At least 2yr technical degree physical, mechanical, chemical or related engineering
• Solidworks 3D CAD experience preferred
• Foam experience preferred but not necessary
• Extruder experience is helpful but not required; Will train the right person

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

 

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

Senior Leaders

Rick Rush

President

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  • Ashley Higginbotham

    Senior Executive Recruiter

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  • Kimber McFadden

    General Manager, Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles

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  • Melissa Rush

    Executive Search Consultant

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