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Product Development Specialist

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Mold Masters is looking for a Product Development Specialist to join our team Georgetown, ON.  The Product Development Specialist will be responsible to conceive, plan, prototype, and develop new technologies, new designs for melt distribution and controls products. The incumbent will maintain close working relationships with sales and our customers around the world. They will remain cognizant of the applicability of new, breakthrough technology to our core and future products.

Mold-Masters® is a world-leading supplier of hot runner technology and systems. We design, manufacture, and support a full range of hot runner products that are used in the injection molding production of plastic products - from automotive to everyday consumer items

What Mold Masters Will Offer You:
•    A comprehensive benefits package with coverage that includes Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long-term Disability, Vision, & Dental 
•    RRSP-registered retirement saving plan, with a 4% match, Vested for 2 years
What you’ll do:
•    Work closely with the business development group, Market Managers and Product Development Managers to develop and analyze technical and design aspects of new development opportunities under business review.
•    Provide leadership and mentorship to multidisciplinary product development teams.
•    Follow and coordinate with assigned project team the Stage Gate process for product development (scoping, business case, development, testing, and launch); analyze key project metrics.
•    Create the product development business case, clearly documents, and communicate to ensure successful sign off.
•    Establish key project metrics (product cost, project costs, schedule) and take appropriate action.
•    Provide consultation and expertise on field issues.
•    Mentor and influence product development engineers and designers.
•    Review technical inquiries of customers to recommend and quote relevant system; discuss possible new applications when needed.
•    Develop new or improved methods, products, techniques.
•    Advance understanding of material resources and new processes.
•    Plan, develop and perform product testing.
•    Create product testing write ups.
•    Evaluate the results of Mold flow / Rheology /  FEA analysis to certify new product safety and performance.
•    Produce engineering drawings of any complexity on an as required basis
•    Provide relevant and timely information regarding project to management.
•    Enter business system information as required for SAP (parts lists, etc.).
•    Present findings and updates in written and verbal formats to senior management and customers as required.
•    Contact customers and/or suppliers to obtain and exchange information and/or decisions on design and application.
•    Provide report of results at testing stage for internal and external employees, customers and suppliers.
•    Work with patent documents and drawings, review applications and evaluate existing patents.
•    Partake in customer visits as needed; represent the company during launch stage.
•    Foster an environment of innovation with the submission of innovative ideas.
•    Make recommendations for productivity and method improvements.

Basic Requirements:
•    Must have a University Degree in Engineering, with minimum of 8-10 years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Previous experience with material rheology as related to injection molding processes is required.  
•    Previous experience in either injection mold design or hot runner design is a must!

Great to Haves:
•    Previous experience as Process Engineer or Mechanical Engineer or Tool and Die/Mold Maker would be an asset.
•    Experience with SAP or an ERP is preferred.
•    A strong attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and excellent organizational skills is important.
•    The capability to read and interpret documents such as process documentation, blueprints, operating and instructions and procedure manuals. 
•    The ability to lead a team, write routine reports and to communicate effectively with employees, management, and customers.

Physical Demands:
To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodation 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 employee’s ability to see near and far distances. 

Who we are: 
Mold Masters is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) 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."

EEO: 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.

Mold Masters is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact us by email at talentacquisition@hillenbrand.com with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 


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