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Research And Development Engineer

Company: FXI
Location: Aston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

FXI Overview:Building our Future Together. FXI is a leading provider of comfort solutions to the Bedding, Furniture and Transportation markets. We have made it our mission to provide tailored solutions that delight our customers and consumers. We are an industry leader in the rapidly growing Mattress in a Box segment of the bedding market. We have created a "molecules to doorstep" business model that leverages our leading innovation, scale, and footprint to deliver our own brands as well as other leading brands to the market and to consumers doorsteps. With our corporate headquarters, high-tech research and development facility, and multiple manufacturing locations in North America, FXI has built a culture of innovation and achievement that is recognized by customers, suppliers and peers. We provide one of the broadest sets of comfort solutions to the broadest set of industry players, through the broadest manufacturing platform in the industry. You will find FXI's comfort technologies inside countless applications you encounter every day. Everywhere comfort is needed, FXI's innovations lead the way! We are always looking for best-in-class talent to join our innovative, fun, and value-driven culture. What are you waiting for? Job Purpose:The R&D Engineer is responsible for the improvement of existing design, development of new products and formulations. Also responsible for reporting technical information, communicating results and making recommendations for future work.
PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with Business Unit leads, Marketing, Sales and directly with Customers to execute New Product Development projects
  • Lead R&D projects to develop multiple foam/mattress products or process technologies. Suggest project directions for both technology and commercial implementation
  • Supervise engineers and technicians in achieving project objectives.
  • Conduct literature research independently
  • Lead projects independently to provide technical support to internal and external customers
  • Lead programs to ensure that the work environment is safe and neat. Suggest ideas to further improve safety at work
  • Organize and report, verbally and written findings
  • Deliver key presentations both internal and external to the company
    SUCCESS PROFILE/REQUIREMENTS
    • A minimum of bachelor's degree in Mechanical engineering is preferred Chemical and material science degree holders will also be considered
    • College education plus 5-10 years' work experience or equivalent work experience in mechanical engineering or in product development
    • Experience with rapid prototype building towards developing a commercially viable product is preferred
    • Strong analytical thinking and trouble-shooting aptitude
    • Effective communication, presentation, and people skills a must
    • Ability and experience managing projects with both internal and external resources
    • Superior project management skills to manage activities, timelines, and a cross-functional team
    • Strong prioritization and time management skills, extremely organized, detail oriented and ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
    • Proficient in PC use, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Advanced Excel skills are preferred. Microsoft Project experiences a plus
    • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all organizational functions and levels Benefits Summary:We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, basic and optional life insurance, short- and long-term disability protection, a 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance, and flexible spending accounts. Our Commitment to a Diverse Workforce:FXI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FXI does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identify or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We support workplace diversity. We strongly believe that diversity contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas. FXI is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FXI via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of FXI. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by FXI as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: FXI, Philadelphia , Research And Development Engineer, Engineering , Aston, Pennsylvania

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