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Research And Development Engineer

Job Details

  • Posted:17th February, 2023
  • Sector:Technology
  • Location:Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
  • Job Ref:16137
  • Salary:$90,000 +
A unique position has become available with our client, a global packaging organisation who are looking to recruit an experienced Research & Development Engineer to join their team based in South Carolina, US.

  • Implement the R&D product innovation and technology strategy and methodology.
  • Manage the technical integration of projects through collaboration with suppliers, internal cross-functional teams, and customers to assure performance criteria are met.
  • Responsible for planning projects and meeting work objectives, time, and budget constraints on assigned projects.
  • Work with the Product Development Manager to prioritize and execute all new development initiatives.
  • Work closely with Sales to provide technical support as well as develop a good working relationship with the customer to establish and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Develop comprehensive project charters, including scope, plans, timing, resources, and budgets. Execute to plan, formalizing scope changes when appropriate.
Skills & Experience:
  • Understanding of plastic materials, preferably those used in food and beverage packaging, with demonstrated knowledge of Solidworks being a plus.
  • Knowledge of forming processes for packaging and industrial applications, such as rigid sheet thermoforming, injection molding and extrusion.
  • Understanding of common analytical test methods such as IV, DSC, Microscopy, SEM, FTIR, Stress-Strain etc, and ability to interpret and analyze data.
  • Ability to lead R&D programs from concept to commercialization.
  • Proficiency in project management, development of timelines, and identifying critical milestones.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written, and electronic channels.
  • Ability to consistently earn and maintain the trust of teammates and external customers.

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