LeominsterRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Leominster jobs

Sr. Formulation Chemist

Company: Teknor Apex Company
Location: Leominster
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

As a Sr. R&D Chemist for the Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) business, you will be responsible for R&D and product development, which is the development of new technology and formulations for various applications, product support, sales support, and customer support related to different types of thermoplastic elastomers such as TPS, TPV, TPO, and other alloys and blends. The right candidate for this role will leverage strong innovation, project leadership, and technical problem-solving skills, to develop new technologies and create new products and processes. The ability to work effectively with cross functional teams in a collaborative manner with good communication is essential to servicing internal and external customer expectations. An individual that can execute at this level with safety minded work ethic is ideal for this role. Responsibilities: * Develops and customizes new TPE product technologies, formulas, processes, and test methods for long term growth of the business. * Partner with the business development team to work directly with customers on matters relating to material technology development, performance, and troubleshooting. * Lead R&D projects from concept to commercialization stage gate process. * Defines product performance requirements, manufacturing methods, and cost structure for new products * Works with internal and external suppliers to keep up with the latest developments in polymer, additives, raw materials, and process technology * Characterizes samples via various analytical techniques and develops compounds, formulates and tests compounds against voice of customers. * Provides support to Application Development, Sales and Marketing, and work directly with customers if needed * Supports manufacturing and Quality Control on quality compliance, troubleshooting, specification development, test method development, scale up trials, process optimization, etc. * Write technical papers and reports and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, formulas or tests. * Active use of R&D supporting tools Qualifications: * Position requires 5 or more years of experience in R&D of polymer compounds, comprehensive knowledge of polymer compounding, formulation, processing, and testing (preferably thermoplastic elastomers) * Masters or PhD in Polymer Science, Polymer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or Chemical Engineering required * Proven ability to think creatively and the confidence to put forth new ideas and concepts * Strong organizational and project management skills * Our best performers possess the following core competencies: Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail *Creativity & Innovation * Critical Judgment * Problem Solving * Planning and Organizing

Keywords: Teknor Apex Company, Leominster , Sr. Formulation Chemist, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Massachusetts jobs by following @recnetMA on Twitter!

Leominster RSS job feeds