Extrusion Engineering Manager in Santa Rosa at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 8/15/2018

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    Santa Rosa
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Job Description

Extrusion Engineering Manager (or Senior Manager) - Creating a Modern Extrusion Center for Medical Device R&D!

Our client, the World Leader in Medical Device Development and Manufacturing has a new opening due to expansion!  The Extrusion Engineering manager will have direct reports.

The Extrusion R&D Engineering Manager duties include:

  • Leads engineering development of new extrusion equipment that will meet the needs of a cutting edge Medical Device R&D department.
  • Conducts a continuous search of new materials, processes and procedures to enhance and improve upon current extrusion lines and extrusion machines. Works with Engineers and representatives of other departments in the design of components, research and development of new materials, evaluation and improvement of fabrication tools, methods, and processes. Including researching, purchasing and installing the latest technology to create a state-of-the-art R&D Extrusion Center.
  • Oversees the building of prototypes and trial runs to test and evaluate the operational and cost feasibility of the product.
  • Initiates and coordinates product testing with the research and development team. Analyzes and communicates test results and data conducted by internal / external test labs and translating into meaningful data appropriate for the cross-functional team.
  • Develops and prepares project timelines and R&D / Capital budgets for new products, new equipment, new technology. Maintains a system of budget and schedule control.
  • Assist in the development of strategic planning, such as a 5 year technology plan that meet the 5 year strategic Product Development plan for the division to meet and achieve business plan objectives through continuous communication with Engineering staff and other representatives within the division. Develop and present project updates for senior management.

Extrusion R&D Engineering Manager Other Functions:

  • Serves as a technical resource to assist engineering staff on various knowledge of extrusion, new technologies, co-extrusions,tight tolerances and polymer chemistry issues. 
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and working relationship with suppliers .
  • Oversees the compilation of all documentation for specifications, testing and development of engineering projects.
Extrusion Engineering Manager requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Technical field preferred.
5 or more years in Extrusion Program Management or Product Development support.
Working knowledge of the latest technology in Extrusion, materials, polymer science and extrusion equipment.


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