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  • Job reference: RMS0141484

Container & Bottles Technologist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/06/2015
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The Company:
Our client was established over 25 years ago in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia. Working in the Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Metals and Service Sectors they are one of the largest companies in the Industrial sector in Kingdom and an employer of choice for candidates across the globe.
Their vision is to be a leader in their industries and are keen on their responsibilities towards its stakeholders and society at large.

The Role:
Job Details

The principal function will be to provide polyolefin product (Containers & Bottles) and process development support for various applications. This position is an opportunity to leverage Development & manufacturing experiences as a Subject Matter Expert to the internal/external customers. The duties will include product design and development, identification and selection of molding material/compounds, identification and selection of primary and secondary processing equipment. Evaluate and present critique of part designs for Design for Manufacturability and optimum molding performance. Analyze designs using simulation software to review function and manufacturability. Critique tool designs for robust mechanical design and optimum molding performance. Manage activities with external suppliers, both molders and tool makers. Support tooling debug and process development with suppliers. Design and execute experiments (DOEs) to optimize manufacturing process performance. Technology transfer of new products and processes where applicable. Evaluate new plastics technologies. Manage development projects and conduct process validation and conform to documentation.

Key Skills

Extensive demonstrated process engineering experience in High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Extrusion Blow Moulding of containers and bottles
Experience in managing development projects through Product & Process Development Stage-Gate methodology
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving techniques particular to Extrusion Blow Molding
Experience with Design for Manufacturing concepts, working knowledge of materials and various blow molding technologies (e.g. Injection Stretch Blow Molding) with specialty in extrusion blow molding
Experiences in Design of Experiments (DOE) methodology
Must possess strong communication and interactive skills, capable of working independently or on project teams as required
Ability to interpret and apply material characteristic data (physical, chemical, thermal, rheological & mechanical) as it pertains to polyolefin extrusion

Job Function
Applications Department

Polymer production and conversion industry

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
An university degree in materials science engineering/science or equivalent
Experienced in the plastic blow moulding industry and R&D activities
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