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Extrusion Process Expert

We are looking for an Extrusion Process Expert

About Diab Group
Diab is a world leader in sandwich composite solutions that make customers’ products stronger, lighter and smarter. Diab provides a range of core materials, cost-effective kits, finishing options and in-depth knowledge on composites. Diab has been at the leading edge of composite core material development for over sixty years, supplying a wide range of markets including marine, wind energy, transport, aerospace and industry.

Today Diab is one of the world's largest manufacturers of structural core materials with a turnover of approx. SEK 1,5 billion and 1,300 co-workers. Diab has 7 strategically located manufacturing sites and 16 fully owned sales companies around the world to support its global customer base. The company's philosophy is to be a partner with its customers, providing them with high quality materials and a wide range of support services that include process development, structural design and training. Diab is owned by Ratos AB and is a participant of UN Global Compact.

About the position
The main responsibility of this position is to be our group expert within extruder technology and to drive development through continues improvements and disruptive projects. The extruder process expert shall deliver the best in class machine to our production.

Key responsibilities for the Extrusion Process Expert includes:
• Being the group expert within extrusion equipment and extrusion process control
• Develop best practices and excellent extrusion performance
• Defining problems, seeking solutions internally and with external vendors, making trials
• Hands on in technical support and solving equipment issues
• Doing cost estimations and payback calculations, purchase of equipment, installation and commissioning
• Responsible for documenting machine improvements and process specifications
• Resolve Extrusion related “performance killers” and issues
• Participate in new product introduction up to commercialization
• Share knowledge and expertise to co-workers through training, troubleshooting and various networking activities

In this role you will report to our Group R&D Manager

Who are you?
You have a broad knowledge of extrusion equipment and extrusion process control.
You have proven experience working with hands on technical support and solving equipment issues.
You share knowledge and expertise to co-workers through training and networking.

You have a can-do attitude:
• Driving improvements and have a positive approach to work
• Take personal initiative and have a high level of drive
• You are reliable – keep promises both internally and externally, show a strong work ethic
• You are efficient: do the right things at the right time with the right speed

Experience and education
• Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering
• Hands-on experience on extrusion equipment and/or compounding equipment
• Experience from continuous plastic production machinery, e.g. extrusion and/or compounding
• Experience from design and/or configuration of production equipment, e.g. screw/barrel die, downstream or process control
• Experience in managing projects
• Fluent in English
• Proficient skills in relevant computer programmes

The position is placed in either Longarone, Italy or Laholm, Sweden
Traveling will be required approx. 30 days/ year

Application sent to Group HR: GroupHR@se.diabgroup.com
We apply a continuous selection, so please apply as soon as possible but no later than 16th March 2018.

For more information please contact:
Dane Momcilovic, Group R&D Manager
Phone number +46 708 338 628