BA Product Design Editor/AION Programmer

Position Description

Job Summary

The incumbent will be using engineering guidelines and their own knowledge about bonded Products. The Bonded Product Design Editor evaluates and processes all requests for Bonded Part Create new products and decides the product solution which meets programmed availability to best satisfy the customer’s need. The incumbent has the authority to design new product within our manufacturing guidelines. He/She will work with the customer to offer the nearest available programmed product and will communicate with our Product Management when an expansion of manufacturing capability may be required for a desired product. The incumbent will also work side by side with Manufacturing Engineering to program both availability and manufacturing guidelines into AION. Supporting Oracle/SQL database functions are also required.


Required Qualifications

Essential Functions:

Part Creation:

  • Create part extensions for affiliates as well as stock part extensions.
  • Review destocked items for availability as MTO.
  • Troubleshoot SAP issues involving part create.
  • Assist in testing SAP changes when needed.

AION Programming:

  • Interface with plant personnel on non-available items, as well as new product design/programming
  • Cross reference unavailable bonds through available tools and offer correct alternatives.
  • Assist in testing AION changes when needed.
  • Drafting of product blueprints, plant templates, and component parts.
  • Bonded table maintenance /AION programming
  • WCC updates for AION programming

Other Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of Bonded Abrasive products, manufacturing processes such as molding or tooling set-ups, and end use applications
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the interpersonal and professional skills to establish close business relationships with Saint-Gobain internal and external customers
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and SAP experience
  • Drafting experience and proficiency in AutoCAD (or similar)
  • AION/Oracle/SQL programming capabilities

Additional Description


  • BS degree in Material Science, Mechanical, Engineering or related field


  • 5+ years’ of progressive experience in a manufacturing/industrial setting with experience working in operations, process engineering and manufacturing.

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Abrasives is the world’s leading manufacturer of abrasives, offering powerful, precise and user friendly solutions enabling customers to shape and surface finish all types of material even the most complex and challenging applications across a diverse range of markets.  Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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BA Product Design Editor/AION Programmer

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 11/21/2022

Job Code: USA04301

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