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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Applications Engineer in Poestenkill, New York

Position description

Candidate will be responsible for product design, application development, technical assistance, and manufacturing development for Specialty Closures and Labware products. Will provide technical link between customer, sales, quality and manufacturing.
Key Responsibilities:
Oversees new product development from material determination, sample fabrication and subcontractor development through manufacturability trials and in the development of new products and their transition to routine production.

Researches and recommends changes to manufacturing processes to increase efficiency and/or reduce costs, increase product quality, or provide greater personal and/or environmental safety.

Provides technical support to manufacturing to address production problems and technical assistance to customers through phone interaction or direct visits.

Recommends and implements methods to increase the quality of services. Provides initial fabrication cost estimates.

Manages files and drawings inventory.


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Engineering, Physics, or Material Science required.

Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Engineering, Physics, or Material Science preferred.

2 + years' experience in Applications, Packaging, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.
Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities