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Development Manager NC Open (J#28002)
Experience: 4 - 9 years

We are seeking a highly skilled and resourceful New Product Development Manager to join our injection molding operation in the beautiful Triad area of North Carolina. Our top quality plastic products serve a variety of industries including the office and contract furniture industries. This is an ideal opportunity for a dedicated, driven, self-motivated individual to make a difference in a forward-moving and stable company.

Essential Responsibilities:
- Champion automation and product development for injection molded products
- Ability to select quality raw materials, specify tooling requirements, and analyze part costs
- Facilitate key manufacturing parameters including equipment capacity, strategy, and cycle time
- Develop specifications for injection molding manufacturing equipment
- Ability to interact with tool makers to source and maintain proper injection molding tools
- Support company initiatives including cost reduction, product acquisition, and production strategy
- Serve as a key team leader and member in drive for continuous improvement

- Bachelors degree in Engineering (Polymer Mechanical Engineering preferred)
- Minimum of 5 years experience in developing and launching single cavity molds for plastics injection molding operation
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally to visit client and vendor sites as needed, approximately 10% of time
- Work with clients, designers, mold shops, and internal partners to deliver products correctly and on time
- An inherent desire to build strong constructive business relationships, do the right thing, take ownership, and help drive
the team to improve continuously

Desired Skills and Knowledge:
- Working knowledge of resins, physical properties, and test methods
- Experience working with SolidWorks, Robotics, and Injection Molding Equipment
- Knowledge of tool design and quality methods including APQP or phase gate release processes
- Experience with customer management, supplier sourcing, and product costing
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

We offer a positive work environment, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package and are proud
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