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Product Engineer

Company: Associated Materials
Location: Cuyahoga Falls
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAssociated Materials, is the parent company for leading residential building product brands such as Alside, Gentek, Alpine and Preservation. With a legacy of over 70 years in business, we create, develop, manufacture, extrude and distribute beautiful siding, windows and more throughout our network of North American company-owned distributors.Headquartered in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Associated Materials has over 4000 employees across its U.S. and Canadian manufacturing footprint and our extensive North American distribution center network (120+ locations!). We are a charter member of the Vinyl Siding Institute, the American Association of Architects, the National Association of Home Builders, and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.This combination of established brand recognition, manufacturing capacity and distribution reach makes for an exciting and rewarding employment value proposition. Join us, and discover the next step in your career journey.Job Description

  • Support Product Design, Development and Validation Testing of new products or current product extensions and improvements.
  • Change Management - present Engineering Change Requests, lead DFMEA, PFMEA and drawing review activities, develop APQP Action Plans and generate and issue ECN's for approved ECR's.
  • Work with packaging vendors to design and develop packaging solutions to support new vinyl and metals products and update existing packaging designs to improve performance or reduce cost.
  • Support Materials R&D lab work, DOE's and validation testing, generate R&D reports and present findings to stakeholders.
  • Manage 1-3 projects using Stage-Gate product development process to deliver projects on Time and on Budget.
  • Lead risk management and mitigation - Identify key project risks, categorize, assess corrective actions, lead the implementation of action plans.
  • Ability to identify and implement cost savings opportunities Qualifications
    • 4-year engineering degree in Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or Process Engineering.
    • 3-5 years of experience working on product development projects with a capital impact of at least $1M.
    • Knowledge of design for manufacturing and assembly (DFMA) in a lean environment. This includes the utilization of design reviews and sign-offs to gain organizational buy-in.
    • Process engineering knowledge in extrusion, light assembly, metal and plastic fabrication and coatings.
    • Vinyl Siding or Building Product experience in product development is a plus.
    • Project Management experience recommended.
    • Communicates effectively with all levels of the organization.
    • Self-starter acts with minimal direction.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • AutoCAD experience preferred, Solidworks 3D Modeling experience a plus.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Knowledge of how to set up and execute DOE's for PVC formulations a plus.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Recruiters: Please note that Associated Materials, Alside and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers of recruiting service associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to AMI or any of its employees will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have authority to engage or authorize recruiting services. Any questions regarding recruiting services of any kind must be sent to jobs at associatedmaterials.com.

Keywords: Associated Materials, Cuyahoga Falls , Product Engineer, Engineering , Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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