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Development Engineer

Company: Milliken & Company
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Job Description:

Milliken is an innovation company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people?s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, we work around the world to add value to people?s lives, improve health and safety, and make the world more sustainable. We have a global presence with 39 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France and China. In addition, sales and service operations are located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. To learn more about the uniqueness of Milliken, visit our website at Milliken.com
As the development engineer for Nonwovens, you will be responsible for conducting all relevant aspects of new or existing product development opportunities within the fiber-based product families sold to the automotive and bedding market. These activities will include overseeing the testing, materials research, new vendor relations and any significant process development. This is an opportunity to learn the business and grow into a Development manager role. The position may require up to 20% travel both domestic and international.

Key Responsibilities:
-Develop new products as defined by management (utilizing Technology Road Maps and other resources)
-Perform preliminary cost matrix for any new product concepts or current product modifications within product unit
-Optimize current product lines through material research and process optimization (supporting Kaizen Events and Lean Manufacturing initiatives)
-Work with Applications Engineers and Sales to develop any new OEM specification(s) needed to qualify new products and penetrate given market(s)
-Responsible for managing all new product release requirements as defined in the stage gate process

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
-Skilled in defining and documenting design specifications and visibility of SOPs
-Working knowledge of process equipment for air-laid and needle-punch nonwoven materials
-Experience in physical testing and writing a technical summary of the results
-Able to travel to manufacturing plants for product and process trials, while researching technical information and web data bases
-Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the company, both written and spoken communication

Qualifications:
-Four year engineering/technical degree preferably accompanied by advanced degree
-Broad based relevant technical expertise and experience (e.g. textiles, FR, fiber science, polymer science, etc.); manufacturing experience is a plus
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; will communicate with internal staff as well as external sales, vendors and customers
-Excellent analytical skills, working knowledge of statistics, proficiency with MS Office
-May require up to 20% travel both domestic and international

Job Type: Management

Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability

Keywords: Milliken & Company, Spartanburg , Development Engineer, Engineering , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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