Design Engineer - Powder Applications in Toledo, OH at Carlisle Fluid Technologies

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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    Toledo, OH
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Job Description

Carlisle Fluid Technologies, a leader in the design and manufacture of finishing equipment, markets its innovative array of products and systems directly to the Transportation, Wood, Industrial, Protective Coatings, and Specialty markets through such diverse brands as Ransburg, DeVilbiss, Binks, BGK and MS. We utilize technology to deliver class A finishes while reducing VOC's and providing excellent efficiency and atomization.
Carlisle Fluid Technologies has an immediate opportunity for a Design Engineer - Powder Applications based in Toledo, OH. As a part of the Research and Development team supporting the MS Powder product line, this position will report to the Global Electrostatics Engineering Manager.
As part of a new product team, this position is responsible for the development and improvement of electrostatic application technology, as well as conventional finishing equipment for the Transportation, Industrial, Wood, and Protective Coatings markets.
Primary Responsibilities

• Design, development, and testing of new or improved products, using design specifications and company processes.
• Lead engineering projects including development of SOR's, schedules, work plans, and technical service manuals.
• Manage stage gate reviews, design reviews, and project schedules for each phase of the design process, including supervision of the project team when assigned.
• Support assessment of alternative materials and manufacturing processes for either new products or existing product cost reduction.
• Develop testing methods and perform testing activities to evaluate product performance characteristics.
• Manage initial cost estimates, procurement of prototypes, and alpha test programs in the lab. Assist with beta testing in the field at customer sites.
• Support initial product start-up at the manufacturing facility. Participate in the initial product builds and, when required, evaluate new vendors and investigate start up quality issues.
• Work with marketing in the successful introduction of new and improved products into the marketplace by providing technical support and training to customers, service engineers, and internal personnel
• Mentor and guide less experienced members of the product development team as needed
• Provide ongoing trouble-shooting and quality problem assistance to the manufacturing operations as needed.
• Comply with company policies, ISO quality standards and relevant employment and safety laws.
• Occasionally travel to customer sites and other locations as needed, and as assigned.
• Perform other related responsibilities as needed and as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills

• BSME degree minimum, MSME a plus
• Seven to ten years of product development and/or design experience in the area of electro-mechanical devices, manufacturing, or application engineering
• Ability to apply fluid mechanics knowledge, materials science, electrostatic physics, manufacturing processes, electro-mechanical interactions, and process control interfaces in solving technical problems.
• Must have electro-mechanical "hands on" aptitude (wiring, hydraulics, mechanics, etc.) and be able to use hand tools and lab instruments such as data acquisition, oscilloscopes, meters.
• Experience with powder application/development preferred
• Injection mold process understanding a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Open to occasional travel, both domestic and international
• Ability to build relationships with end users and effectively manage conflict
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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