Project R&D Engineer


PTI Tech (Polymer Technologies Inc.) in an Engineering and Manufacturing company specializing in producing precision components in low and high volumes via injection molding and machining of Metals (MIM), and Polymers, and additive manufacturing (3D printing). Having supported the Aerospace, Medical, and Industrial sectors for over 30 years, PTI Tech is at the forefront of manufacturing technology having won multiple awards from Government and Industry recognizing our technical innovation and high level of service. PTI is ISO: 9001:2015 & AS9100D certified. Visit us at


PTI Tech has an immediate need for a Project R&D Engineer to design and develop new products, components, manufacturing processes, and technically assist the CTO in PTI Tech’s R&D and manufacturing programs. Duties include Initial design creation, modeling, analysis, engineering, prototyping, iterative development, vendor selection and coordination, engineering documentation, supporting implementation of novel designs and processes.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for mechanical design and manufacturing, managing internal and external resources. We seek a hands-on problem solver, team player and someone comfortable within an innovative, fast paced environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design: Design and development of new and novel injection molded polymeric and metallic components, assemblies, and products utilizing design for manufacturing (DFM) principles in addition to manufacturing processes, cells, automation, fixture, and tooling design and development.
  • Analysis: Perform requirements analysis, research new materials / technology / processes to meet requirements. Manufacturing process optimization. Apply DFM to assess part / assemblies for mold- ability, producibility, recommend design modifications in relation to plastic, metal, and ceramic injection molding processes.
  • Project Management: Technical management of outside vendors, contractors, and consultants. Lead and coordinate multiple functional groups to solve and execute complex development and manufacturing projects.


  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials or related field.
  • Fluency in CAD design using SolidWorks or ProE
  • Hands-on experience in mechanical design and development of parts, products, plastic over-molded assemblies, injection molded plastic and metal components or additive manufacturing, preferably for the Aerospace, Medical Device, Industrial, and/or Defense sectors.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process development, injection molding, tool and mold design, automation
  • Familiar with machine shop operations: turning, milling, EDM, CNC machining operations.
  • Fluency in engineering drawings including application and interpretation of GD&T
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Program management a plus.

Contact to Apply

PTI Tech is an equal-opportunity employer.