Product Development Engineer/Extrusion Coating
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Aug 3

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Mobile, AL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4165108

Product Development Engineer
Our client is a leading manufacturer of some of the world’s most innovative fibers, textiles and coatings for a wide variety of applications, from designer outdoor furniture to commercial products of many kinds.  Established in 1922, with 500 employees across 3 plants and plans for continuous growth. They are a solid, stable company, with a private equity ownership that is investing in growth and innovation. Positioned today as an industry leader serving customers where quality, service and innovation matter.

How they appreciate their team members:
  • Providing a competitive base salary as well as solid benefits that include a great healthcare plan
  • Limited bureaucracy that empowers its leaders with a strong culture and core values that drive individual contribution, team work, growth, and innovation.
Your unique role with the company:  Reporting to the Product Development Manager, you will be responsible for identifying or developing new products outside the company’s current portfolio. Within 3 months you will confirm or deny the company’s ability to duplicate samples received from the customers or sales department.  You will also be responsible for identifying new materials that make our current products better or more efficient.
Community Information:  Southern Alabama
Background Profile:
  • 5+ years’ experience in technical application & development of extrusion coating and laminating of nonwovens, films, & wovens  
  • Proven history of product development within Automotive, Medical, or Packaging with good contact base with multiple suppliers of resins, films, nonwovens and additives
  • Min 2-year degree in a technical field
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