Technical Production Engineer II, Polymer Processing

Peak Nano has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Engineer in the polymer processing area. Reporting to the Development Director within Peak Nano, the Mechanical Engineer has the primary responsibility for leading the transition of lamination and molding operations from development to production. This role will lead the effort to optimize area operations in repeatability, quality, and throughput.

Peak Nano is focused on developing and delivering innovative, disruptive solutions to the optical lens market. This position will support operations in our Valley View and Macedonia, OH sites.

Job Summary:

Demonstrates an intimate technical knowledge in the areas of polymer processing utilizing hydraulic presses and mold tooling. Including:

  • Equipment design, performance, and predictive/preventive maintenance
  • Knowledge of tool design and maintenance for polymer molded articles
  • Machine control systems design and capabilities
  • Quality systems and standards
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency in resolving production issues and rapidly escalates issues to ensure transparency
  • Investigates unplanned events and develops and implements effective corrective and preventive actions.


  • Process Development
  • HMI programming and industrial automation
  • Thermal performance of polymer component manufacturing process
  • Participate in cross functional FMEA and troubleshooting efforts related to polymer component manufacturing
  • Process Optimization
  • Drive continuous improvement
  • Develop and maintain process monitoring tools and process control charting
  • Press/Tooling Maintenance
  • Ensure that hydraulic press and tooling operating repeatably
  • Mold tooling maintenance and modifications
  • Stock spare parts, determine calibration requirements, maintenance requirements and intervals
  • Production Expansion
  • Installation of new tooling and equipment
  • Scale development tooling for production manufacturing
  • Manage production tool design and build (Internal tool builds and tooling vendors)
  • Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years’ experience in manufacturing
  • Proficiency with plastic processing equipment and optimization
  • 3D CAD (Soldiworks)


BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent


You don’t want to match your competition. You want to set a new industry standard. For that, you need a new kind of partner. Peak Nano is all about disruption.

We help industry-leading companies rewrite the rules and chart a new path forward—on a journey powered by nanotechnology. For big names ready to think bigger, nanotechnology is the new frontier. And Peak Nano will guide the way—with sound strategy, and real results.

We’re the people who take nanotechnology out of the lab and make sense of it for your business. You can’t shatter realities with theory alone. For us, it’s making it real that matters.


  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
  • Peak Nano is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resumé to [email protected].