Teknor Apex

R&D Chemist

US-MA-Leominster
Job ID
2017-2134

Overview

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Celebrating over 90 years…

 

Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.

 

In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.

Responsibilities

The desired candidate has a PhD or Masters and 5+ years of experience with a focus on Polymer Engineering/Science/Chemistry with extensive knowledge in formulating and the processing of vulcanized products.  The desired knowledge of Polymer Engineering/Science/Chemistry as it relates to processing should be demonstrated through product commercialization and technical presentation expressing said skill and knowledge.  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.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Masters or PhD in Polymer Science, Polymer Engineering, or Chemical Engineering
  • 5-15 years of relevant experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of polymer compounding
  • Comprehensive knowledge in formulation and processing of vulcanized products
  • Extensive knowledge of troubleshooting, testing and plastic materials preferably TPEs

Our best performers possess the following core competencies:

Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Client Focus *Creativity & Innovation * Critical Judgment * Problem Solving * Planning and Organizing 

 

Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

  • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k w/company match
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition 

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