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Materials Engineer (31491)

Company: Activ8 Recruitment & Solutions
Location: Novi
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

An international plastics manufacturing company is currently searching for a motivated Materials Engineer to join their company in the eastern Novi, Michigan area. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years' materials or product development experience in plastics manufacturing, and additional knowledge of chemical analysis and processing technology. This is a full-time, direct hire position.

Materials Engineer Responsibilities Include:
Work directly with customers to determine appropriate solutions to their needs, assist with new product applications, and answer questions and requests for information regarding product details, issues, etc.
Assist with new product planning, R&D, and laboratory testing
Follow product development process from conception to final production
Act as a technical liaison for the company onsite at customer locations; provide back-up to sales representatives and prepare information, quotations, and contracts as needed
Market research and analysis
Estimated 25-50% business travel as needed
Other duties as assigned

Materials Engineer Requirements Include:
Bachelor's degree in Plastics / Material / Chemical Engineering or related field preferred, OR equivalent work experience
Minimum 3-5 years' chemical engineering experience (including internships, co-ops, etc.) in an automotive environment preferred
Demonstrated familiarity with the production of plastics, resins, or polymers, including molding technology, manufacturing processes, chemical / material analysis, testing, etc.
Strong professional communication and customer support skills in a multicultural environment.
Good time-management, problem-solving, and organizational skills
Proficient in MS Office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Valid State Issued Driver's License with Clear Records
While performing the duties of this job you may be required to intermittently sit, stand, walk, lift up to 25 pounds, lift in excess of 25 pounds with a lift assist, climb stairs, use hands to handle or feel parts/equipment, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend at the waist, talk and hear. You may also be required to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.

Activ8 Recruitment & Solutions / Renaissance Resources Inc., has been one of the leading recruiting firms in North America when it comes to working with Japanese Businesses for almost 20 years. Our services are based on the needs of our clients, and we connect them with qualified candidates in the Automotive, Electronics, Food & Beverage, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Oil & Gas industries. With the recent expansion to California and the NYC/NJ area, our coastal offices have started working with clients in the Banking, Finance, and Entertainment Industries. We like to take the approach of working one on one with each of you to ensure that we have the best understanding of your background and what it is you are looking for in a career.

We screen ALL Candidates to verify the validity of each applicant with criminal background / Social Security verification - some positions require drug screening and vehicle driving reports. Upon submitting your resume, we will contact only those candidates that we deem qualified for our client. If we do not contact you, we do not see the fit for the position. If we are unable to reach you in a reasonable timeframe, you will be eliminated from the pool of potential candidate.

"Direct applicants only."
"We do not accept any resumes from any third party organizations or other recruiters."

Keywords: Activ8 Recruitment & Solutions, Novi , Materials Engineer (31491), Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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