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Product Research Engineer: Modelling and Software Simulation

AAF International (aafintl.com)

Posted 5/9/16

Location: Louisville, KY

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 502-637-0354 or ljones@aafintl.com for assistance.
EEO is the Law

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering or applied Mathematics, Masters preferred.
  • 3 – 5 years of work experience in industry or academia, some domain-specific modeling experience (e.g., Computational Fluid Dynamics expertise), Filtration experience is a plus.
  •  Experience developing, modifying, validating, and executing models and simulations.
  • Ability to apply principles of math, logic, or scientific thinking to a wide variety of intellectual and practical problems.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop advanced filtration media and filter concepts into workable design to aid product development using mathematical modelling.
  2. Use simulation software to perform filter design (pleat geometry and pleat count) optimization to support product improvement/development trials.
  3. Develops and employs modeling and simulation decision support tools to map and analyze product development and resource planning.
  4. Lead the improvement/development of our in house TCO (total cost of ownership) program to support sales and marketing.
  5. Use computer Modeling and TCO software tools to develop data as a basis for making managerial or technical decisions.
  6. Conduct technical training/presentations related to TCO and modelling to AAF’s customers/sales/marketing.
  7. Develop correlation of theoretical results with actual lab results by working with lab personnel on verification tests, conduct tests if needed, and analyze test results
  8. Implement and manages approved projects within established budgets and schedules.
  9. Provide input and assistance for project proposals.
  10. Monitor testing, design and manufacturing processes of specific projects to ensure compliance with customer specifications and all governmental rules and regulations.
  11. Keep abreast of new developments, materials or processes for use in adaptations to company products
  12. Review Sales and Marketing information and/or customer requirements and advice on feasibility and estimated cost of the potential simulations.
  13. Provide engineering services to other departments as required.
  14. Excellent communication and presentation skills
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

Apply online at: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1290815

Plant Engineer

AAF International (aafintl.com)

Posted 5/9/16

Location: Fayetteville, AR

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 502-637-0354 or ljones@aafintl.com for assistance.
EEO is the Law

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Responsibilities:

  • Continuous improvement efforts to drive production efficiency initiatives
  • Apply automation solutions to reduce labor costs, increase production output and reduce set-up times
  • Investigate production problems and determine the root cause of manufacturing defects or failures
  • Technical liaison for transfer and migration of product lines into and from the facility
  • Develop and provide timely solutions for difficult machine based process issues
  • Lead varied manufacturing projects, including process improvements and cost reduction activities
  • Support and practice Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma initiatives
  • Create and maintain manufacturing process documentation
  • Plan equipment layout, workflow and accident prevention measures to maximize efficiency and maintain safe utilization of plant facilities
  • Estimate manufacturing costs, determine time standards and recommend tooling and process requirements and improvements
  • Identify and implement solutions to machine related safety issues and controls
  • Develop cost estimates for tooling for new or modified manufacturing processes

Requirements:

  • BS degree in electrical, mechanical or manufacturing engineering or equivalent experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required
  • Experience in PLC programming and electrical control systems troubleshooting is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in machine, tool and fixture design using AutoCAD and ProE
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge and experience in Lean / Six-Sigma methodology and manufacturing tools
  • Project management skills, working under time, budget and resource constraints
  • MOBILITY- Ability to move to all areas of the plant
  • SENSORY- Ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication.
  • COMMUNICATION- Speech and hearing abilities that allow the individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English (in person and via telephone) and/or other language, if required
  • OTHER- Ability to retrieve and replace work related documents (files, reports, etc.) from storage areas

Apply online at: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1289430