Winona, MN

R&D Process Engineer

The process engineer will lead all productivity and support product development projects.  The person will also manage a small team of process technicians and coordinate and plan weekly process lab schedule.

Technology & Innovation Support (R&D)

  • Lead all productivity projects supporting the LFT business. These include both the LFT and CFT product lines which will contribute cost savings directly to the bottom line.
  • Support new product development projects as needed.
  • Search for and implement process improvement opportunities to improve product quality and process efficiencies.
  • Work with cross-function team to implement all productivity projects into manufacturing


  • Lead the process technician team
  • Planning and scheduling process lab activities.  Work with T&I team Leader to provide priority and timing communications to T&I group weekly.
  • Work with technician team to manage tooling, equipment, and spare parts inventory
  • Coordinate technician resource sharing with testing & molding labs as needed.

  • BS in engineering (process, mechanical, composite materials), or material science, or similar field of study
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in material testing and testing equipment
    • New graduate experience acceptable with some leadership experience/potential
  • Experience with plastic or composite materials a plus
  • Safety focus and mindset
  • Innovative
  • Problem Solver
  • Results oriented
  • Experience with statistical tools/methods