• Extrusion Technology Engineer


    Location: Ohio – Lebanon

    Job Type: Salaried Non-Management

    Job Category: Manufacturing

    Education: Bachelor Degree required - Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred.

    Salary Level: 4 or 5

    Reports to: Plant Manager - PEX

    Department: Manufacturing

    Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in tubing or profile extrusion. Extensive knowledge of extrusion technology. Background in polymer science or a strong working knowledge of polymers. Proficient in Six-Sigma, Lean and problem solving methodologies.

     


    Job Description

    This position is primarily responsible for the advancement of extrusion technology and expertise at the plant. Responsible for the development of new extrusion technology and materials to support the PEX business growth needs. 

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Leads the advancement of extrusion technologies to address gaps in our current materials and processes as well as identifies and supports activities to develop the next generation of materials and extrusion technologies
    • Identifies opportunities to drive our material and extrusion technology to create a competitive advantage in the marketplace
    • Facilitate new product introduction
    • Drives process and quality improvements
    • Evaluate and approve design changes, specifications and drawing releases related to product and facilitate Engineering Change Requests and Notification
    • Assists in the development of new extrusion tools, equipment and secondary operations
    • Serve as liaison between plant and corporate engineering
    • Application of lean principles and a working knowledge of Six-Sigma
    • Coordinate testing of products from prototype through manufacturing release
    • Ensures that products meet all standards and regulatory requirements
    • Remain current with industry trends and technology

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Candidates must have a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in tubing or profile extrusion. Extensive knowledge of extrusion technology. Background in polymer science or a strong working knowledge of polymers. Proficient in Six-Sigma, Lean and problem solving methodologies.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree required - Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred.

    SKILLS REQUIRED: Deep knowledge of all aspects of the extrusion process including equipment, tool design, material properties, processing techniques, quality assurance. Lean manufacturing techniques. Effective verbal and written communication in all directions. Innovation.

    COMPETENCIES:

    • - Contributing to Team Success
    • - Supporting Change
    • - Continuous Improvement
    • - Problem Solving
    • - Customer Focus
    • - Decision Making
    • - Planning and Organizing
    • - Technical / Professional Knowledge



    Contact

    NIBCO INC.

    1516 Middlebury Street

    Elkhart, IN 46516

    ATTN: Human Resources

    PH: 574.295.3000

    FAX: 574.295.3246