Neenah Paper, Appleton Mill, Appleton WI, is currently accepting resumes for a Filtration Development and Applications Engineer.
This position will report to the Appleton Mill manager in alignment with the VP of Research and Development and Innovation and provide leadership and management direction to filtration Research and Development Projects and application engineering at the Appleton Mill. Expectations include ensuring achievement of all mill and applicable US Filtration project objectives and to conform to established policies, procedures, guidelines, budgets and/or specifications and applicable local, state, and federal codes and laws. Responsible to oversee the Filtration production, start-up responsibility and product release responsibility including customer pilot runs (A4 and SAT). Work with other leaders at the Appleton mill to influence decisions to positively affect overall growth of the filtration business based on A4 and SAT4.
The Filtration Development and Application Engineer will spend 12 months on assignment in Weidach, Germany.
The initial focus of the Weidach assignment will be spent working in the Filtration quality lab to understand the technical qualities needed in filtration projects to meet the customer’s specifications by learning test methods and product requirements.
In Appleton, this person will be responsible for managing the Testing and R and D Lab on the 2nd floor of the Appleton Saturation building.
Safety and Environment
Achieve long-term growth for the US Filtration Business Key Account Management; Product, Technology and Process Development
Support Strategic Initiatives
The successful candidate must have a Paper Science, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering degree with 4 to 6 years’ experience in the Papermaking or Filtration industry.
Key competencies for a person to be successful in this position are: technical competence, excellent communication skills, and being able to keenly listen and learn from our customers what their needs are and how they are able to differentiate their filters from the competition by providing a niche.