Product Development Scientist
Pixelle Specialty Solutions
Expiry Date :
Sun, 28 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT
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To provide technical expertise and support the business unit by developing new products, improving or supporting manufacture of existing products including carbonless and digital grades. Plan, design, and conduct experiments and trials to make product prototypes that meet specific targets and timelines. Develop new test methods and product specifications, as needed.
Support and assist in trouble-shooting and problem-solving related to existing and new products manufactured at Chillicothe and Fremont facilities;
Provide technical assistance and direction in the implementation of procurement/cost-reduction or Lean initiatives;
Develop and sustain cooperative working relationships with business unit personnel in product development, operations, technical, and sales and marketing;
Develop appropriate external contacts to maintain awareness of latest and emerging technologies in areas applicable to existing or future businesses;
Demonstrate strong understanding of industry and markets and technology trends; identifying threats and opportunities and ensuring business issues are addressed; understand underlying customer issues and identify approaches to achieve results and solutions;
Track and communicate progress of projects using project management method, and document results appropriately. Participate as a team member in cross-functional product development teams;
Generate and patent new ideas and propose projects that will lead to new sales and revenues for the business unit or enhance customer relationships; Prepare prototypes, define product specs and costs, coordinate pilot coater trials;
Visit customers, as required.