Location: Hopkinsville, Ky
Date Posted: 03-01-2017
If you have interest in this position, please send resume in word with contact number.

Our client in Hopkinsville, Ky. is looking for a Quality Engineer to work in their R&D Department.

This is a full time permanent position.

Salary is dependent on experience (Recruiter will discuss)

Experience:  3 - 4 Years

We are looking for a Quality Engineer with Automotive Experience.

POSITION: Product Development Technician
Reports to: R&D Manager                                                                                                                Department: R&D
Classification: Salary Exempt                                                                                          Location:  KY
  • Responsible for designing new products and improving existing nonwoven products for the automotive headliner market;
  • Responsible for development of new product from prototype to production, meeting customer requirements;
  • Coordinate and run product trials in forming line & printing line and attending trial at customer site;
  • Develop/formulate new print paste recipes and binder recipes;
  •  Responsible to match the color to customer standard using color-measuring techniques Spectrophotometer & Light box and ensure the color consistency of the product throughout its life;
  • Create/Update bill of materials, routings & track production operations using QAD;
  • Perform testing of materials under customer specifications & ASTM/AATCC standards;
  • Create work instructions, manufacturing procedures & provide technical assistance to the plant to ensure continuous process improvement;
  •  Work closely with Account managers on new projects & developments and Quality team on defective part – root cause analysis;
  • Work closely with Production team to improve productivity; Provide statistical data  to back up productivity ideas;
  • Prepare/update International material data sheets (IMDS) & contribute to Process failure mode effects analysis (PFMEA), Advanced product quality planning (APQP) & Production part approval plan (PPAP);
  • Support Company marketing strategies with projects as well as support and actively contribute to Company standards for safety and quality and comply with all Company guidelines for maintaining the environment.
  • BS degree: Textiles, Clothing and Design or in a related field of study (will accept equivalent foreign degree);
  • Three (3) years of experience; Experience must include Acrylic binder; use of Spectrophotmeter and Lightbox; QAD; and ASTM/AATCC standards and statistical tools
Barbara Ensminger
Linbar Solutions
VP Operations

Please contact me with any questions:
(w) 423-877-0920
(c)  423-322-3604
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