Engineer in Solon, OH at Carlisle Brake & Friction

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Solon, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/31/2019

Job Description


Must be an excellent communicator, facilitator, and coach. A detail oriented and organized individual with a hands-on attitude and ability to think outside the box.Needs to understand the demands of R&D to Pilot to Manufacturing scale-up and has the ability to be part of workable solutions that allows the organization to meet its goals and objectives.Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a cross-functional team environment. Strong analytical skills and decision making ability. Flexibility in changing priorities and responsibilities to support business needs. Tolerance for ambiguity in a fast paced, rapidly changing product roadmap environment. Strong influencing, written and verbal communication skills. Strong desire for continuous improvement. Responsible for New Product Introductions through process and equipment specification development. Identify suppliers of alternate raw materials and develop processes to qualify materials/processes. Create test parts, prepare test plans and analyze results to evaluate material performance against application requirements. Document procedures, establish process specifications and capabilities, and train manufacturing personnel for technology transfer to high volume manufacturing.

Ensure customer requirements are met through:
Interfacing with Application Engineers to understand the customer's critical characteristics.
Assist in defining the material and process development space
Develop and implement plans to qualify alternate suppliers and/or new materials for manufacturing.
Develop solutions to technical problems through the use of Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of experiments (DOE) and/or other relevant problem solving tools.
Create process recipes, conduct statistical analysis to define specifications and determine equipment capabilities, and document the "best known methods".
Create prototypes, prepare test plans and analyze results and assist in downselecting materials/processes.
Lead the process of technology transfer from R&D to high volume manufacturing.
Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Materials, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
Masters Preferred . Ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years (2-3 years with Masters) experience in corporate Research and Development, preferably in Friction Materials, Ceramic Processing, Carbon Composites Processing. Track record of applying fundamental science and engineering concepts for creating novel solutions for technical innovation and delivering results for complex, time critical technical projects. Hands-on participation and a strong sense of ownership with experience interacting with manufacturing personnel.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled