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R&D Manager TX Open (J#27224)

ABOUT US

Reliant Worldwide Plastics is a major supplier of custom injection molded plastic products produced for a wide range of customers. Founded in 1968, Reliant Worldwide Plastics is committed to exceed customer expectations through the teamwork of our dedicated staff of plastics professionals who place a high value on creativity and innovation while leveraging our AS9100 certification. Reliant is the ideal choice for products with close tolerance and demanding cosmetic requirements. www.reliantplastics.com

POSITION SUMMARY: R&D Manager

We are looking for an R&D Manager experienced in plastic injection molding to join our dynamic team North Texas. This person will manage the development process from concept to manufacturing creating differentiated new products for the aerospace industry to deliver a quality, unique product to our customers. The qualified candidate will possess strong engineering and design abilities as well as a successful track record of managing a low cost, high quality manufacturing process.

RESPONSIBILITES:
Responsible for providing design and development of new product concepts.
Responsible for the direct management of Engineering personnel in the tooling department
Perform in-depth analysis and reporting on new products to optimize the performance of these products for accelerated revenue growth, and increased profitability.
Provide technical leadership on material selection, component and tooling design to insure quality, cost, and performance objectives are met while balancing quality.Develops testing procedures and fixtures to support product testing and validation.
Supports the fabrication of prototype tooling and testing systems.
Supports the development of production tooling and the transfer of manufacturing processes for transition to production.
Provide independent, competent and timely support to customers, agents and company personnel in the areas of responsibility.
Complete special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS
BS in Plastics or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent, with 3 to 5 years experience in thermoplastic product development of complex injection molding components and assemblies.
10 years of injection mold tooling design and construction management experience
Experienced in vendor negotiations and a proven track record of product design, product development and bringing new products to market on time.
Strategic, creative thinker who can balance short term operating needs with long term strategic initiatives.
2-3 years 3D Solid Modeling CAD Software (Solidworks preferred)
Experience with thermoplastic or thermoset composite components and processes.
Experience in design, material specification, and fabrication of molds, fixtures and dies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Extensive design experience
Must be exceptionally detail oriented.
Experience with Solidworks or AutoCAD 2D, MoldFlow and Microsoft Office Skills.

Compensation commensurate with experience along with excellent benefits, including medical, dental, life, 401K plan and paid vacation.

Interested candidates should send their resume to along@reliantplastics.com

EOE
 
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