Assists and may lead in the development and introduction of new products with the required performance characteristics on or before the target introduction date, at the targeted cost.
Uses the Phase Gate Process as a guideline for thorough and complete development.
Addresses new technology development investigations and base technology issues.
Interacts regularly with Customers, Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing to conduct research, product and market validation, and experimentation for product/process development and improvement.
Acts as a Product Development Champion from concept to commercialization, and is able to effectively interface and influence both internal and external customers.
Travels to all manufacturing locations in support of product development efforts.
Other duties as assigned.
BS in Polymer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Plastics Technology; & 5 years of PVC/urethane textile coating experience, or 10 years related experience in product development.
About Seaman Corporation
Seaman Corporation’s high-performing products are used in roof systems, geomembrane liners, truck tarps, architectural structures, recreational products, and much more. At Seaman Corporation, we’re committed to advancing the state of the art in the design, manufacture, and utilization of industrial fabrics, films, and coatings by integrating our weaving, compounding, coating, and applied fabric engineering technologies to satisfy the product and service requirements of our customers.