New Product Design/Development Engineer
FPCNational - Richmond, VA

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  • Plastics Packaging
Functional and mechanical design, analysis and development of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging for food service, beverage, personal care, home care and health care markets. Design will encompass the technical fields of injection molding, blow molding, extrusion, thermoforming, flexible pouch, paperboard and composites.

Functional Responsibilities:
Provide engineering design/development support in coordination with project managers and engineering/technical functions responsible for the development of overall packaging solutions

  • Interface with creative/industrial designers, manufacturing engineering, and technical services in providing the functional design and performance analysis necessary to manufacture a package concept
  • Create and complete the solid models for prototyping packaging concepts, including complex shapes through advanced surfacing techniques
  • Generate detail drawings of packaging sub assembly and assembly components for product quoting, costing, and prototype manufacture and development
  • Perform basic thermal and structural FEA analyses for optimization of package performance against success criteria
  • Provide technical support to research and laboratory analytic personnel in conducting performance tests and measurements of resultant packaging components and systems
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering , with Concentration in Computer Aided Engineering and Analysis minimum,
  • Experience in mechanical design of 4-6 yrs – injection, extrusion and blow molding (Plastics) required
  • Experience in Computer Aided Design and Analysis
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and support fabrication of prototype systems
  • Proficient in the use of CAD parametric modeling and surfacing software: Unigraphics NX, Autocad, Solidworks
  • Experience in the use and application of Finite Element Analysis
  • Mechanical aptitude in working with lab equipment, fixtures and measuring devices
  • Ability to perform work independently without direct supervision
  • Ability to work on an team charged with developing and finding solutions to packaging problems or needs
Key words: plastics, design, development, product, injection, extrusion, blow molding, FEA, SolidWorks,
Mechanical Engineer, prototype, surfacing, packaging,

Salary USD 60000 - 80000 Per Year + Bonus Opportunity

Career Level Required Experienced (Non-Manager)

Experience Required: 2 to 5 Years Design w/ Plastics

Education Required: BSME

Job Type Employee

Job Status Full Time

Contact Information

Phone : 704-845-5304

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