R&D Applications Technician

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Location
Exton, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Oct 2016
Closes
07 Jan 2017
Ref
5300BR
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description
BASIC FUNCTION:
Supports the thermoset and thermoplastics applications Markets (Rubber, Printed Wiring Board, Polyurethane, Epoxy, Thermoplastics) including responsibility for 1) customer technical support and 2) Global R&D Projects.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for maintaining all local, national and Group Safety objectives
  • Completing and reporting technical service projects
  • Maintaining and documenting work through the proper maintenance of laboratory notebooks
  • Executing Market-specific Global R&D Projects
  • Polymer compound formulation and physical testing
  • Reporting progress through monthly reports
  • Maintaining applications equipment and supplies; identification of required CAPEX for projects
Responsible for managing storeroom consumables

Profile sought
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Associates Degree in the Sciences required; BS degree preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant industrial R&D experience preferred
  • Experience with polymer applications, formulating, compounding and testing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Laboratory maintenance skills
Classification: Non-Exempt
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer (minority/female/veterans/disability).