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Senior New Product Development Engineer

ALPLA INC. / MC Donough / Georgia / United States / Product Development

Your responsibilities

  • Provides leadership on development projects, coordinating activities from design, to pilot tool, to production mold and into production; Responsible for mold, machine and packaging components
  • Develops timelines, organizes samplings and sets priorities
  • Coordinates design activities between customer and internal design
  • Effectively communicate internally and externally with customers, suppliers and vendors to determine project requirements, coordinate project activities, and provides direction
  • Documents key project information; Use appropriate forms and follows procedures established for project execution
  • Responsible for maintaining costs on projects
  • Responsible for analyzing and interpreting data and information to draw conclusions and recommended next steps; Identifies and resolves technical issues and risks to achieve project goals
  • Travel - 60% to customer sites

Your competencies and qualifications


  • Min 2 year Degree (Associates) in related field or equivalent, 4 year Degree (Bachelor) preferred
  • Technical Engineering background
  • 3 to 5 years experience in a management position in production, preferably within plastics industry
  • Project Management Experience


  • Technical knowledge of HDPE, PP and PET resins
  • Understanding of mold construction
  • Capable of applying and assessing SPC/statistics
  • Understanding of key features on bottle for performance and closure seal.
  • Understanding of customer filling lines, distribution and consumer use
  • Knowledge of bottle testing, capable of conducting dimensional and functional evaluations
  • Knowledge of Packaging systems - types, costs, ordering procedures

We offer

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs; Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation; paid holidays

Contact person
Maritza Gilmore, Human Resources

289 Highway 155 South, 30253 MC Donough, United States
T +1 (770) 305 7217,

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