Chemist - Rubber Compound Mixing

Texas, United States

Posted on 05/17/2019


Position Details

Type:

Permanent

Industry:

Manufacturing & Dist / Rubber

Function:

Engineering

Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Salary:

95,000 - 105,000

Reference ID:

3379

Chemist, Rubber Compound Mixing

 

Must have Compound Rubber Mixing experience in a Manufacturing environment.  Experience in compounding and fabricating materials. 

Those materials include: EPDM, Natural Rubber, Fluroelastomers, Nitriles, Chloroprenes, and Specialty Elastomers. 

 

The company is well established, great people and work environment, no bureaucracy, you make a difference, acknowledged as a person.  Will provide relocation, pays 100% of healthcare, bonus, and work/life balance.

 

Responsibility:

  • Development of rubber compounds for a variety of markets and applications of high quality, custom precision rubber parts. 
  • Analysis of failures from failed rubber production batches and customer returns includes troubleshooting.
  • Analytical testing of rubber products
  • Analysis and interpretation of test data
  • Maintenance of test equipment used for raw materials, compound and analytical testing
  • Compound mixing procedures, compound specifications and quality for all processes
  • Manage the R&D small lab and personnel
  • Evaluation of findings to develop new concepts, products, equipment, or processes.
  • Completion of process documentation
  • Prepare technical reports for use by engineering, management and sales
  • Design of experiments
  • Process troubleshooting - mixing, extrusion, and calendaring
  • Corrective Action/Preventative Action support
  • Production and Quality Support
  • Customer Interactions
  • Willing to work with the QC Department to meet requirements needed to maintain our ISO-900l:2015 accredidation. 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical, Polymer Science or Rubber Technology
  • Experienced in Custom Rubber Mixing and Manufacturing.
  • Rubber Compounding - Strong understanding of engineering and polymer fundamentals and conceptual skills.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States