The purpose of the Product Support Engineer's role is to develop new products and enhance existing products for the Insulation Systems business unit to increase sales and provide Johns Manville with a competitive advantage. The Product Support Engineer will be responsible for leading projects, conducting research, designing and running pilot/plant trials, developing intellectual property, and providing strategic technical direction for 3 product markets- PVC, Aerospace, and Pipe Insulation.
Lead and manage projects resulting in significant business advantage to Insulation Systems
Provide strategic technical direction for major programs that may have a business unit and/or operating group impact
Develop patents, trade secrets and/or other intellectual property that provides a strategic business advantage
May be required to perform other related duties as assigned
Actively participate in laboratory bench work and product trials with technicians and operators
Bachelor's degree in science or engineering with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience.
Proven ability to partner with business teams and develop technical strategies
Proven project management skills
Strong leadership skills
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Proven analytical and quality improvement ability
Travel required is project dependent- minimal to heavy (10%-20%)
Work environment is typical of a research and development facility; when running pilot/plant trails may be exposed to environmental conditions of cold, heat, high noise levels, moving mechanical parts, heights, dust/mist/gas/fumes, extensive walking or climbing, etc.
Master's degree or PhD preferred in Polymer Chemistry, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
Experience working with polymers
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Supervises/Leads individuals or a project team to achieve milestones and objectives by setting priorities and providing direction. May provide feedback for performance evaluations.
We build environments™. For more than 150 years, Johns Manville has focused on developing materials to make diverse environments stronger, more durable, and more energy efficient and comfortable. We manufacture premium-quality building and mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, glass fibers and nonwoven materials for commercial, industrial and residential applications. JM products are used in ...a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.
Through our 7,000 global employees, JM provides products to more than 85 countries and operates 44 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and China. Since 1988, JM’s global headquarters has been located in downtown Denver.