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Polymer Chemist

Post Date:Dec 27, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/27/2017Salary:
Location:US-MI-Saint Clair Job Reference:17-55413

Job Description:

Job Description


Minimum - Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Preferred – MS in Chemical Engineering


  • New product and process development.

  • Collaborate with sales, product management, operations, and QA throughout the entire product development process.

  • Prepare CAPEX reports for new products.

  • Develop supply chain for new product components.

  • Plan, implement and setup polymer synthesis lab.

  • Develop validation plan for new products.

  • Develop and implement protocols for testing and validation of new products. 

  • Implement project management methodology for new product development projects. 


Comprehensive, working knowledge formulating and processing the following materials:

  • Polyamide 6 & 66.

  • Polycarbonate.

  • Polyoxymethylene.

  • Styrenics.

  • Elastomeric materials.

  • EPDM based impact modifiers.

  • SAN based impact modifiers.

  • SBR based impact modifiers.

  • NH flame retardants.

  • Brominated flame retardants.

  • Heat stabilizers.

  • Antioxidants.

  • Processing aids.



Comprehensive theory and practice of the following processes:

  • Reactive extrusion.

  • Twin screw compounding – co-rotating.

  • Injection molding.

  • Single screw extrusion.

  • Batch blending.

  • Polymer synthesis – development.

Comprehensive, working knowledge of analytical and material characterization techniques:

  • DSC and TGA.

  • FTIR.

  • Melt rheology.

  • GPC.

  • SEM.

  • Mechanical testing.

  • Molecular weight.

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