Senior Coatings Engineer - DIRECT HIRE!



Advert ID



Appleton - Outagamie County

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Milwaukee Engineering - (USA) 100 Manpower Place WI Milwaukee , WI 53212



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is closely partnering with a highly respected industry leader in the Greater Appleton, WI Area on a highly visible direct hire/permanent Senior Coatings Engineer position that's open due to continued growth.

The company has been in business for 100+ years and is known for being innovative, having a great culture, treating their employees extremely well, having very low turnover, and offering great advancement opportunities. They look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, have a desire to learn and grow, and are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond.

Our client offers a very generous compensation plan, a great full benefits package, and relocation assistance (if needed).


The Senior Coatings Engineer is a highly visible position and will play a big part in the continued growth of the company.

What we need from you:

* Understand customer needs and translate those needs into functional barrier coated product designs

* Design, evaluate, and validate new barrier coatings for sustainable packaging and new product developments

* Lead lab, pilot, and production trials for new barrier coatings


* Investigate new material compatibility with existing materials and processes

* Work with technology development professionals to assist in transition of new technology platforms from the lab to product development scale up

* Provide support to operations and engineering during new product scale up

* Identify opportunities for product and process improvements

* Provide technical support at customer sites for product validation trials

* Deliver technical reports summarizing results with clear data analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.


* BS or MS, preferred, in chemical engineering, material science, paper science fields or equivalent experience

* 2+ years of experience in technology and new product development in the coatings or materials industry

* Strong understanding of chemistry and coatings to apply to packaging and substrate products

* Experience working with FDA regulations and compliance

* Ability to apply engineering and scientific principles to develop new products and resolve problems

* Capable of working in a flexible, often shifting, environment

* Ability to interact effectively with scientists, engineers, customers, management team, marketing and production personnel

* Proven ability to work in a cross functional team environment

* Business knowledge of cost/benefits analysis and project management

* Strong understanding of laboratory, pilot, and manufacturing environments

* Ability to facilitate and drive resolution of complex problems

* Willingness to travel domestically and internationally