JOB PURPOSE: The Senior Applications Engineer will lead the engineering, processing project support and technical project management required for new customers to adopt Company resins in advanced composite applications.
  • Serve as the engineering expert that supports new customers and development projects for advanced composite applications in major industries using pultrusion, filament winding, and Client-RTM/C-RTM processes
  • Develop process and manufacturing recommendations that enable customer adoption of company products
  • Collaborate closely with customer engineering teams to facilitate successful technology transfer and process scaleup
  • Coordinate and execute product trials and demonstrations at customer facilities
  • Work closely with colleagues to make test samples and provide technical feedback needed for developing new or improved resin processes and/or formulations
  • Maintain careful records, produce reports and other documents to meet technology dissemination, patent protection, and/or quality control needs
  • Work with colleagues to manage and maintain facility organization and safety
  • B.S. in engineering, material science or similar. Consideration will also be given to qualified individuals with a Certified Composites Technician Degree (CCT)
  • 7+ years of relevant technical experience
  • Thorough understanding and experience with pultrusion processes and equipment for liquid thermoset resins is preferred; experience with Client-RTM, C-RTM and filament winding is a plus
  • Prior experience with direct customer interactions in a technical role
  • Demonstrated technical problem-solving ability
  • Significant hands on experience and technical background related to working in laboratories and/or manufacturing environments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good project and time management skills
  • Travel requirement: 25-50% expected (domestic and international)
  • Location: Pasadena, CA