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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Applications Development Engineer I in Beaverton, Michigan

div div font class="bold"Position description/font /div div divspanspanNew Business project responsibility from costing to feasibility signoff. Promotes a safe working environment, complies with proper use of PPE, reports incidents, and participates in functional department safety meetings. Exhibits good environmental practices and procedures consistent with job(s) performed and EMS (Environmental Management System) requirements./span/spanspanspanResponsible for total project management of new business projects which include: part costing, tool quoting, material specifications, product testing, prototype development, processing of new tools, testing standards, writing capital requisitions for equipment and providing direct contact with customers. Work with equipment suppliers to ensure compliance with equipment specifications, MIOSHA requirements and delivery schedules. Take ownership of tool preventive maintenance specifications and management of troubleshooting activities and defect analysis and reduction until completion of IOQ of new products. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Responsible for the success of all new business. Travel as required to perform the objectives and end results of the function. Perform other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business./span/span/div /div div font class="bold"REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/font /div div divulliBachelor's spanspandegree in Mechanical, Chemical, Plastics, or Packaging Engineering or equivalent required. /span/span/lilispanspan3-5 years experience molding and/or extrusion of silicone, rubber polymers required./span/span/lilispanspan2+ years of applications engineering product development experience in a manufacturing environment. Working knowledge of mold (LIM, Transfer, Injection, Compression) and extrusion die design, function and construction required./span/span/liliStrong mechanical design skills./liliProficient in use of computers and spreadsheet software with experience with MRP systems.CAD experience with Autocad or equivalent./liliWorking knowledge of mold (LIM, Transfer, Injection, Compression) and extrusion die design, function and construction./liliMust be team player with all levels and departments. Able to work closely with Sales, Manufacturing and Customers regarding Medical, BioPharmaceutical and Industrial silicone products and applications./liliGood analytical, problem solving, project management skills, strong communication, team building and organizational skills. /liliMust be aware of the Quality Policy Statement./li/ul/div /div div font class="bold"Additional Requirements/font /div div divulliCost estimation and development of new products per customer need and regulatory requirement./liliDesign new processes and process enhancements for new products. Plan projects, lead project team./liliAcquisition and implementation of equipment, selection and validation of suppliers and raw materials./liliTrain team members and improve process efficiency/li/ul/div /div div font class="bold"Who are we ?/font /div div divSaint-Gobain's innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world