Silicone Process Engineer

1 month ago
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Job Location(s)
Spencer IN United States
Less than 10%
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Position Type
Full Time
Cook Spencer


The Silicone Process Engineer will manage technically-oriented projects (Development and Engineering) related to silicone processes and be a consultant to both internal and external customers as it relates to silicone processes and development.


• Responsible for product development activities related to development of silicone based medical devices
• Develop processes to transfer projects from product development to manufacturing
• Develop Manufacturing and Quality Control documents related to silicone based manufacturing processes
• Perform process validation activities

• Create BOM and Drawings
• Manage silicone production department's day to day activities
• Work with internal customers to understand and manage their need by maintaining accurate inventories
• Select raw material and equipment
• Develop test protocols and coordinate with testing lab to conduct GLP type material level testing
• Attend silicone related shows/meetings


• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably polymer related is required
• Minimum 5 years hands-on, industrial experience in silicone manufacturing
• Experience completing projects within specific timelines and meeting performance expectations is required

• Knowledge of elastomers, plastic part design, and/or project management experience is preferred


Physical Requirements:

• Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp, feel or touch; reach with hands and arms
• Occasionally required to sit
• Occasionally lifts and/or moves more than 50 pounds

• Requires close vision and depth perception
• Exposure to hot materials in the work environment that may approach 700 degrees F
• Personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coat and gloves required in many areas associated with this position


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