Process Engineer

LOCATION: Valley View, OH

Peak Nano has an immediate opening for a problem-solving leader and Process Engineer that will develop techniques, procedures and troubleshooting methods within our manufacturing operations. Peak Nano is focused on developing and delivering innovative, disruptive solutions to the optical lens market. Located in our Valley View, OH facility, this Process Engineer will work closely with Peak Nano Research and Development Engineers and our Manufacturing/Engineering team to define and refine how we transition products from the lab to the production floor.

This key contributor will assume responsibility for a specific lamination process of multi- layer film into sheets for use in production polymer optical lenses. Responsibilities include assisting in development of and meeting production schedule and delivery of high-quality products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for defining the sheet making process (lamination) and integrating that process with current operations to ensure production of consistent, high quality lenses

  • Manage lamination processes in conjunction with several multilayer film extrusion lines including development of appropriate tooling and operational standards capable of meeting production goals while maintaining quality standards

  • Develop and implement technical solutions through hands-on experimentation/ problem-solving of production issues.

  • Push boundaries on process to develop a clear understanding of the relationship between process parameters and product performance.

  • Lead and/or participate in continuous improvement programs

  • Serve on multi-disciplinary project teams to collaborate, provide technical input, and deliver results aligned with team deliverables.

  • Lead by example in the area of safety behaviours by promoting safe work habits.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years’ experience developing and optimizing thermal processes, preferably in a plastics processing industry.

  • Plastic conversion experience in academia or industry with preference given to individuals with thermoforming, injection molding and lamination.

  • Mechanical design experience, preferably using SolidWorks

  • Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion, particularly as it relates to development of new processes and/or improvement of existing processes in an R&D or manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to successfully partner with team members and stakeholders from multiple backgrounds

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education

  • An undergraduate degree in Engineering is required. Strong preference toward Mechanical Engineer. Applicable work towards Masters and/or PhD may be advantageous.

About Peak Nano

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.

Peak Nano Offers:

  • 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 Elsy Garza.