Rehau Inc

Product Engineer

4 days ago(12/14/2017 11:19 AM)
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REHAU is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry. You encounter our systems every day, without noticing them. While they may be invisible, their benefit is always tangible. More than 20,000 employees at 170 locations worldwide apply their expertise and innovative capabilities to ensure the continuous growth of our independent privately-held company.

People drive REHAU. To us, fostering the development of a diverse group of employees is of central significance. We will advance your career if you are willing to perform and display a readiness to apply yourself.

We are looking for someone who will embrace our corporate culture, values and principles. We promote personal development, self initiative and a sense of responsibility in order to support all our employees in fully developing their individual strengths.

REHAU’s Americas Region includes manufacturing plants, distribution centers and sales offices located across North, Central and South America.


Leadership of cross-functional project teams charged with the cradle-to-grave project management in regard to design, development, validation and launch into mass production of complex injection molded, painted exterior trim parts.


The role requires creating of detailed plans of the actions that will deliver products into production that achieve the customer’s quality and performance expectations, on time and within the established budgets for development and manufacturing cost.


The plan must be communicated and agreed with the team and then resolutely followed up upon to ensure the required progress is made. Problems and roadblocks must be reviewed with the team, corrective actions agreed, implemented and validated, without adversely affecting the overall plan’s objectives.  The results of actions must be continually monitored for conformance to the plan for all aspects of costs, profitability, timing and quality.  The project team will include external vendors of components and materials.


The position will require travel to customer locations, as well as to REHAU’s manufacturing and sub supplier locations. The Product Engineer is expected to be the main point of contact for customer engineers, the project team members and REHAU management.


The position is mainly responsible for developments with OEMs for production in the US. Responsibilities will also include providing technical support to automotive sales staff and working directly with customers to provide technical support to ensure maximum REHAU content can be achieved.


REHAU Product Engineers need to be able to work effectively on several different component projects at any one time.


Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Leadership of cross functional project teams
  • Fluency in Korean and/or Japanese


Personal Characteristics:

  • Problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Detailed planning and coordination skills
  • Highly motivated and results oriented


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