Application Development Specialist PET Foams - Americas

Armacell Canada Inc. - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Application Development Specialist PET Foams supports the development of new products/business with application development from initial product concept over prototyping to final industrialization.

This position is complementing product development by application development and covers all post-production transformation processes like shaping, grafting, lamination and any combinations of different materials and products and prototyping and manufacturing processes thereof.

Comprehensive knowledge about Armacell products is needed as well as good knowledge and overview about composite materials.

The job holder should be able to combine broad technical material understanding with mechanical skills.

Technical service

Focus on technical service issues mainly with external customers and work with internal stakeholders (customers, end users, quality & R&D team and other departments of global Armacell) to offer technical support and service as needed.Testing of sandwich specimens internally and externally on customer projects, support QA on claims and take part in shows and conferences with presentations etc.

Prototype Development

Support product development by foam conversion into products by using shaping, laminating, grafting and others by using and combining different technologies (molding, gluing, welding,sintering a.o.). This includes all kinds of product assembling and manufacturing by using fabrication equipment

Process Development

Support process development of new composite materials. Evaluate available technologies (internal/external) and support technology transfers.


Provision of all related documents such as project reports, product specifications, drawings, technical data sheets, process specifications a.o. under due consideration of quality guidelines and statistical evaluations.

Execution of product tests and application tests

Execution and support of product and application tests

Advice and support to other departments

Close cooperation with other departments i.e. Adhesives&Laminates, Application testing; thermoplastics, Elastomerics. Participate in brainstorming/problem solving with Engineering & Production personnel to solve related problems


Translate work instructions, quality procedures and drawings as applicable to the work being performed


Good communication skills with external and internal stakeholders (customers, end users, global application development team, R&D team of Thimister and global R&D network, collaboration with the other departments at Global Armacell).

How to apply:

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Job Type: Full-time


  • Composite or FRP industry, Composites parts, foam converting: 5 years (Preferred)