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Avient Corporation Application Development Engineer in Englewood, Colorado

Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2019 revenues of$2.9 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions thattransform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products tolife for a better world. Examples include:Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food,beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performancematerials that require less plasticLight-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials likemetal, glass and wood which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes oftransportationBreakthrough technologies the minimize wastewater and improve therecyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end usesAvient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACCResponsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.WHY AVIENT:At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associatesare leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE, and Pride toadvance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provideour associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, LeanSix Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in avariety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs,casual dress days, flex Fridays, and paid time off for communityservice, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us thecreativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this,we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordancewith applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development,compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications,abilities, experience and performance.JOB SUMMARY:The Application Development Engineer is responsible for engineering AvientAdvanced Composites products into new markets and customer applications. Thisposition will work closely with key internal functions (RandD Engineering,Commercial, Marketing, and Product Management) to evaluate newtechnologies use in new markets.Essential Functions:Firm understanding of continuous fiber compositesFirm understanding of composite and/or plastic manufacturing processes(injection molding, compression molding, co-extrusion, etc.)Assist Technical Support Engineering when neededProvide material recommendations and suggestionsProvide part design, tool design, process design theory and recommendationsEngage customer contacts on interpreting and communicating results via livecommunicationAttend technical reviews and first launch product trialsWork with internal teams to identify new material applications and marketsAssist the product development Scientists with new product evaluationCreate and/or work with internal teams to create internal applicationdevelopment parts/toolingCreate unique test methods to validate new technologiesMold product samples for customer or commercial needsCreate product part or mold design and processing/troubleshooting literaturefor new Avient Advanced Composite solutions and platformsQUALIFICATIONS:Education and ExperienceBachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Plastic Engineering, ChemicalEngineering and/or related Engineering discipline5+ year's related experience (including internship/co-op experience) preferredComposite material experiencePart design experienceProcessing experienceCAD/CAE experience a plusCompetenciesWorking knowledge of material processingDevelops simple hypotheses, builds and conducts experimentation. Reportsresults and conclusionsUnderstands basic statistical tools including standard deviation, varianceand normal distributionUnderstands and embraces... For full info follow application link.