Procter & Gamble PS Engineering - Materials & Plastics in Iowa City, Iowa
Meaningful work on Day 1
Are you passionate about the science behind products? Do you want to develop innovations for the world's biggest brands? Then a technical career at P&G could be what you're looking for! This is a unique opportunity to our Process and Engineering team. You will be responsible for working the interface between R&D and manufacturing.
As a Materials & Plastics Engineer, you will:
You will be responsible for designing, installing and qualifying equipment, materials, and/or processes and for technical mastery to deliver initiatives successfully to the market; ensuring “end to end” supply chain continuity; and delivering cost and cash savings to the business.
Initiative Delivery: Process and design validation and rollout of new products, and changes to existing products, with excellence.
Supply assurance: Proactive definition and qualification of materials, supply and formulas. Leadership role to resolve supply and production issues and execution of risk mitigation strategies to protect the business.
Improving Gross Margin through cost savings
Leading Materials Validation
Managing both technical and physical scope of molding equipment during the complete design, manufacture, debug and implementation and commissioning phases both at vendors and receiving sites globally with potential extensive travel.
Generating detailed functional specifications which includes technology search, decision matrix assessment and making recommendations on the best value option.
We believe the following skills will help you be successful:
Technical Mastery: You should have a strong technical background and/or curiosity to troubleshoot hard problems and develop new solutions for materials and process technologies with knowledge of manufacturing processes, i.e. Injection molding, automation and robotics. .
Leadership: You will grow your skills day-in, day-out, by connecting with internal and external experts to explore new ways to learn and by exchanging your findings with the engineering and business community. 1.) Must have a proven track of driving a high level of personal accountability and ownership to drive and achieve results. 2.) Must demonstrate leadership potential and are not afraid to accept difficult challenges and want to develop yourself in a challenging career.
Project Management: Developing and following project plans including detailed milestone setting and timeline generation to ensure key milestones are met in line with overall program timings. Effectively manage project communications with all levels of our internal organization and externally with global suppliers and manufacturing sites/customers.
Builds Diverse and Collaborative Relationships: Development of relationships will be critical to your success in supporting the business. Participating in and leading detailed peer and customer design reviews ensuring that proposed solutions meet with Moulding technical standards including platforming standards. You’ll be working with Manufacturing Leaders, Suppliers, Research & Development and other Engineering counterparts.
We offer you:
Responsibilities as of day 1. You will have full ownership to deliver change and results from the beginning.
Dynamic and respectful work environment. At P&G our employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance.
Continuous coaching. You will work with passionate people and receive ongoing coaching and mentoring from your line manager and other colleagues. Corporate and functional training will enable you to succeed and develop from day one.
Benefits. You will receive a competitive salary as well as other great benefits including a competitive pension, share ownership scheme and private healthcare.
Are you ready to join our Engineering team?
BS or MS degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Polymer/Plastics Engineering, and Materials Science.
These positions are entry-level with up to 4 years work experience.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.Immigration sponsorship is not available for this role. As a general matter, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency. However, Procter & Gamble may make exceptions on a discretionary basis. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.
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P&G was founded over 180 years ago as a simple soap and candle company. Today, we’re the world’s largest consumer goods company and home to iconic, trusted brands that make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways. We’ve spanned three centuries thanks to three simple ideas: leadership, innovation and citizenship.
The insight, innovation and passion of talented teams has helped us grow into a global company that is governed responsibly and ethically, that is open and transparent, and that supports good causes and protects the environment. This is a place where you can be proud to work and do something that matters.
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