The Application Engineer position is responsible for total project management of new business with an emphasis on learning and developing technical skills and knowledge to help ensure the success of the overall business.
In this role, you will lead new business projects to the organization by developing custom designed solutions, conducting new business costing and serving as the primary technical contact to the customer during the process. This entails determining manufacturing methods and costs associated with producing custom products for customers, including identifying new methods, equipment and processes as well as justifying the capital expenditures to add them in our production facility. As well, develop the manufacturing plans and associated costs and act as the first technical resource to the customer.
There are opportunities to work with the District Sales Managers and have direct communications with customers from initial product idea through the final validation and product launch. You’ll serve as the technical expert through the project and may educate customers and assist the Sales Team in selling our technology and processes to our customers.
While supporting the continued growth of the Saint-Gobain organization, you will partner with our internal operations teams (Manufacturing Engineers, Technicians, Quality Engineers, Production staff) as well as our Sales and Marketing team, Customers Service, Pricing and Administrative departments.
Expected travel is 5-10%.
We are looking for an individual with a minimum of a BS degree in Engineering or Technical degree, as well as a minimum of 2 years’ experience in injection molding of silicone and thermoplastics, extrusion, rubber polymers or thermosets.
What will you bring:
· Good project management skill-set
· Proven experience keeping a project moving and meeting customers’ timelines is essential
· Strong mechanical aptitude
· Validation knowledge of IQ, OQ, PQ standards
· Microsoft Office Suite experience including Microsoft Project
· A medical manufacturing background is helpful
If you feel your background would be a good fit for our team, please apply - this could be a great professional opportunity!
Who are we ?
If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.
We’re one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a Top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain’s remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse, and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.
Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.
Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.
With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.
Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.
Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences, and together, we’ll create a better life.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.