Application Development Engineer at Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc.

Posted in Other 24 days ago.

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Location: Fowlerville, Michigan

Job Description:
At Asahi Kasei we believe anyone can buy equipment or build a facility. It is our diverse team members around the globe who will enable us to develop ideas and technologies and capture the exciting opportunities that lie ahead. We look for candidates with a fresh perspective, people with a wide variety of skills who are creative thinkers, enjoy challenges and are driven to excel.

We are currently seeking applications to fill the following job opening at Asahi Kasei Plastics North America where our products are used in a wide array of molding applications including automotive, consumer, electronics, furniture, and industrial parts and they provide excellent solutions for pressure vessels.

Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc.

Job Description:

Job Tasks
* Provide all levels of technical support to customers including processing information, conduct and support trials of new materials, production startup, process troubleshooting and primary interface to resolve any quality/technical issues.
* Investigate application requirements from the customer, gather all technical data for customer requirements including competitor's grades and recommend suitable APNA materials to customers.
* Lead APNA's internal efforts to develop and translate all new and existing material grades which include developing material formulation, processing conditions, coordinate special studies and provide all necessary assistance to product team (US/Japanese) for the development of new products.
* Prepare and deliver Technical presentations/Training sessions related to APNA materials.
* Submit material data to OEM; Identify future product requirements and trends at OEM.
* Provide all technical and commercial support to close new business.
* Provide documentation and validation during the development process.
* Promotes a safe work environment for self and others
* Takes the initiative to resolve issues before they become problems
* Seeks continuous improvement through periodic assessments
* Maintain documentation during the development process

We believe a diverse workforce is crucial to our growth as a global supplier of advanced materials. Asahi Kasei is an equal opportunity employer.