• Product Development Engineer

    Posted: 02/23/2023


    • Responsible for new product development, existing product optimization and/or product improvement
    • Provide technical support to others as necessary by answering product-related questions and providing solutions in a variety of capacities
    • Provide expertise in the resolutions of product-related issues, product performance, problem solving and product quality
    • Supervise and coordinate machine trials for new product development
    • Compare and contrast competitive products
    • Provide communication between the supplier, the customer and appropriate departments within Knauf
    • Interact with industry organizations such as but not limited to ASTM , ASHRAE, and Underwriter’s Laboratories


    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical field


    • Minimum two (2) years of experience providing technical expertise 
    • Experience with code standard development or energy conservation highly preferred

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of building and construction industries
    • Knowledge of engineering and technology
    • Knowledge of thermal/pipe insulation, acoustics or industrial applications highly preferred
    • Knowledge of production and processing
    • Knowledge of quality control analysis
    • Ability to identify problems and provide solutions
    • Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time
    • Ability to communicate effectively across various groups including Plant Operations, Engineering and Technical Services
    • Troubleshooting skills
    • Critical Thinking and mathematics skills
    • Negotiation/persuasion skills