Teel is looking for a Senior New Product and Process Development Engineer to provide and develop new products, businesses or processes that complement Teel’s manufacturing capabilities and strategic plans.
The Sr. NPPD Engineer will be:
Developing new product and process to compliment our ongoing sales growth. This includes designing or specifying tooling, materials and process equipment, developing trial and development proposals, conducting trial runs on lines and evaluate results. This also includes developing final documentation for the production line and providing training.
Championing Continuous Improvement activities by leading projects, recommending tooling or process changes and improving manufacturing efficiencies.
Candidates must have the ability to lead several projects at one time with direction to suppliers, staff and customers. This requires excellent mechanical engineering skills and the ability to relate to the tooling and equipment used in the mfg process. Must have a broad understanding of polymers and mfg materials and both their properties and processing requirements. Must be able to work with new materials and develop products from them. Creativity and stamina are requirements to push new products/processes to successful completion. The person in this position must be able to diagnose the root cause of processing problems and variations and then implement steps toward alleviating those problems or variations. Strong communication skills both writing and verbal, in order to convey ideas and concepts to upper management and production employees. Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of CAD and Excel or other spreadsheet software. Must have the ability to organize and interpret large amounts of data (i.e. statistical quality data, process information).
Will be looking for someone with a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Polymer Engineering. Must have strong technical skills with the ability to communicate effectively and accurately. Must be tenacious and creative in the utilization of product/process invention. Must have a minimum 5-10 years in manufacturing or development with specific knowledge of the extrusion process. 5-10 years experience with CAD systems (Solidworks 3D preferred).
Teel Plastics is a business that values integrity, teamwork, creativity, diversity and individual initiative in the workplace. For over six decades Teel Plastics has specialized in custom extruded plastic tubing and plastic profiles. Our reputation of exceptional made-to-order plastic tubing, plastic cores and plastic profiles are largely due to our combination of highly skilled employees and uni...que extrusion manufacturing techniques. Teel Plastics utilizes three facilities using extrusion, compounding and an analytical laboratory to specialize in extruded plastic tubing and profiles in a variety of sizes and materials. We have expanded our capabilities, improved our value added services and continue to offer customers a wide range of products. Our custom tubing comes in an assortment of sizes and array of materials. Our capabilities include the ability to manufacture 0.015" to 9" O.D. plastic tubing with wall thicknesses from 0.003” to 0.600” on rollers and cut lengths from .125" and up. Industrial Plastic Tubing: custom plastic tubing, plastic cores, water softener tubes, refrigerator tubing, liquid supply lines, geothermal pipe, automotive tubing, tape cores, converting cores, cleanroom cores, film cores, BEF cores, label cores, thermo transfer ribbon cores & PVB cores Medical Plastic Tubing: flexible tubing, spooled tubing, catheter packaging, antiseptic ampoules, swab sticks, pipettes, tubing for IV sets, multi-lumen tubing, flex PVC tubing, DEHP-free tubing & medical device packaging Plastic Profiles: appliance profiles, POP profiles, furniture profiles, industrial profiles & aerospace profiles Teel Plastics moved into its new 150,000 square foot manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters in 2007. The much needed space accommodates our expanding extrusion division. The building is the first resident in the new Gateway Business Park. The site was designed with sustainability in mind. Teel Plastics' Quality System is ISO9001 certified and has the ability to manufacture in a class 100,000 clean room. Lean Enterprise is implemented in all facilities. Discover why Teel Plastics is measurably better. Teel has been honored this year by receiving the Wisconsin Safety Council’s Corporate Safety Award for 2014 and 2015, the Investment Partnership Award for Kids for continued support and contributions to the Boys and Girls Clubs of West-Central Wisconsin and the Community Service Award from the Baraboo Chamber of Commerce. Teel was named a World-Class Processor of 2015 by Plastics Technology. Teel Plastics was named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year 2016. Most recently Teel has been nominated for the Wisconsin Safety Council's Corporate Safety Award for 2016 for a 3rd year in a row.