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Organization
Job Title
YARN DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER
Location
Southeast,
Country
United States
Region
Southeast
Reference Number
12930
Position type
Permanent
Category
Textiles
Job Function
Engineering
Materials Development
Research & Development
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

YARN DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

 

This is a multibillion dollar, international company that is very diversified from Fiber to Aerospace. Very well run company with great benefits and full relocation package.  Competitive salary with Benefits. In their Textile Division they have a brand new opportunity for someone to lead and to work with a fast paced, dynamic team.

 

Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversity. Lead application and product related research and development projects. You will initiate new product concepts and ideas and work collaboratively with marketing and end users to identify needs and develop innovative new products and design solutions. You will participate in the complete development life cycle and analyze current programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of issues and provide solutions.

 

Develop new and improved analysis methods to support both existing and potential future products

 

Apply your knowledge of design principles and engineering technique to development efforts

 

Thrive in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities that require quick adaptation

 

Be technical lead responsible for the development of yarn solutions for performance fabric applications

 

Solve yarn development & manufacturing problems, develop cost efficiencies in yarns

 

Work with equipment including yarn twisting and covering machines to develop new yarn structures with application specific target

 

Partner with companion fiber suppliers to aid in yarn development

 

Communicate/Visit/Collaborate with a network of raw material suppliers and development partners

 

Partner with cross functional teams for both technical development and commercial development to support end customers

 

Collaborate with internal stakeholders to support long and short term projects

 

50 Working with internal equipment or external customers on development of yarns

 

25 Managing new product projects; Project lead

 

25 Supporting existing customers; providing technical support

 

You Must Have:

 

Must have had at least 5 years of work experience in yarn development and engineering in the performance fabrics industry

 

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Textiles Engineering, Textiles Technology or related field

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

Hands on work experience on all High performance yarns including covering & twisting, texturizing of those yarns with companion yarns and utilizing & maintaining the equipment

 

Expert in yarn engineering and/or yarn development with synthetic fibers such as: Aramid, HMPE, Nylon, Polyester, Elastomers

 

Must be a problem solver who can support the fabric developers to design and engineer the appropriate yarns structures to support the business

 

Should understand the twisting, covering equipment well enough in order to make appropriate machine modifications as required

 

Attributes/Skills Required:

 

Strong problem-solving abilities with the ability to anticipate potential issues and suggest creative alternatives to overcome barriers

 

Hands-on work ethic/mindset

 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 

Superior time management and planning skills

 

Excellent computer skills

 

Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities

 

Able to travel up to 20% throughout the US

 

Exempt Performance Materials and Technologies

 

Includes:

 

  • Some Travel Required
  • Relocation Provided
  • Continued Professional Development  

 

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