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Job Description:

Coperion is looking for a Product Engineer at our Salina, KS. The Product Engineer will be responsible for developing new product designs by researching various industries requirements and customer needs. Ensure products align with global standards/directives and determine how they fit with current and future manufacturing capabilities. Support current standard product questions, specifications, issues, maintenance, as well as make design improvements and achieve cost reductions.

What Coperion Offers You:
Annual Bonus eligibility of 8%
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, and company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage.
Generous 401K Matching Program 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*
4 weeks vacation, 11 paid holidays, 6 paid sick days
Competitive pay
Opportunities for development and advancement

What youll do:
Manage new equipment design projects, ensuring the product meets requirements of the industry and global standards and keeping them on schedule.
Maintain Standard Product offerings through Engineering Change Requests, by improving manufacturability of designs, applying lean practices or by using value engineering principles to reduce costs.
Ensure the release of Quality Manufacturing detail drawings, using AutoCAD or Inventor, accurately conveying to production or vendors what is required for that part.
Work with manufacturing personnel to ensure manufacturability of designs and help resolve fabrication and assembly difficulties.
Determine cost analysis breakdowns for new or existing design.
Help maintain and develop processes or procedures that will improve workflow efficiencies within the group and assist other departments, asking for assistance doing the same.
Review and approve drawings in the Autodesk Vault document management system.
Review and approve Bills of Materials in the ERP system.
Follow the correct processes and procedures for product revisions and new releases.
Work with other team members to share knowledge of learned value engineering or lean principles.
Assist in equipment testing conducted at the Test Center as required.
Maintain confidentiality of all required information.
Other duties as assigned by manager.

Basic Requirements:
At least related project manager or mechanical engineer or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in product engineering.

Great to Haves:
Analytical and project management skills.
Ability to size components, filter, pump, rotary valve as well as interpret P&ID.
Work cohesively with all levels of internal and external customers/suppliers with possessing listening, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Ability to write and follow global and local internal processes.
Work cohesively with colleagues at our global office locations, including Niederlenz, Germany and India.
Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel (VBA programming), Word and Outlook are required.
Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft products, AutoCAD, Inventor, Autodesk Vault, and ERP Systems.
General knowledge of ISO 9001, ATEX and CE Directives, and other Global Standards.
Familiarity with industrial process related to conveying, feeding, extrusion and injection molding.
Familiarity with plastic processing essential, food and pharmaceutical applications.
Familiarity with manufacturing practices and processes.
Understanding of lean principles and problem-solving techniques.
Experience with global product supply requirements.
Experience with operation manual documentation.
Knowledge of mechanical and electronic tools or machines used in fabrication, weld, assembly and testing of equipment

Physical Demands:
To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employees ability to see near and far distances

Who we are:
Coperion is an industry leader in compounding and extrusion, feeding and weighing, bulk material handling and service, bringing a wealth of know-how and experience to the market. Customers benefit from Coperions divisions of Polymer, Equipment & Systems, and Service that are optimally networked on a global basis to offer ultimate support in the design, manufacturing and implementation of ideal systems. Staffed by engineers, chemists, technicians and a variety of industry experts, these Divisions form a powerhouse of process solutions for their customers.
Coperion is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand ( is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."
At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer.

Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.

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Contact Information:

606 N Front St
Salina, Kansas 67401
Phone: 785.825.1611

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