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Applications Engineer R&D

Company: CPS, Inc.
Location: Eugene
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Applications Engineer R&D Will Have The Following Responsibilities
Full understanding of company's Wood Composites Technology and Industrial Overlays portfolio
Be the interphase between R&T and process engineering, quality and procurement teams for existing products
Develop and maintain close working relationships with the technical experts at suppliers
Pilot scale formulation and application testing of mill coater
Optimize current product offering for quality and efficiency
Identify and qualify potential alternative raw materials in close coordination with company's procurement team
Improve current products by implementing feedback received from internal and external stakeholders through changes to the chemistry and final product properties
Aid in root cause analysis and resolution of complex quality concerns
Develop and employ new or existing methods and test strategies to ensure product performance
Provide technical support to other functional teams without technical expertise
If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at

JO: 334.20SS

Technical Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Material Science or Wood Science; emphasis on Engineering preferred
Must possess a strong mechanical aptitude; must be willing to be "hands-on" with Laboratory & Production equipment
Understanding of coating formulation and polymer chemistry
Proven track record of moving ideas from the concept to commercialization
Design and implementation of experiments to optimize existing products and processes
Management of multiple projects with various timelines
Coordination of project activities to ensure that projects are delivered on time
Ability to understand and develop cost models
Utilize statistical analysis for product improvement
Application of design of experiments and six sigma tools to design, troubleshoot, and modify products
Demonstrate strong leadership potential
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
Attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to document and write technical reports
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
Work hard, play hard mentality
Someone that holds themselves accountable for performance
If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at

JO: 334.20SS

Keywords: CPS, Inc., Eugene , Applications Engineer R&D, Engineering , Eugene, Oregon

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