Teknor Apex

  • Process Engineer

    Job Locations US-TN-Brownsville
    Job ID
    2018-2275
  • Overview

    Celebrating 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 the United Kingdom.

     

    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

    Our Brownsville, Tennessee ETP (Nylon) plant is searching for a Polymer Formulation Engineer.  This person will be responsible to formulate existing and new thermoplastic compounds, and track raw materials for the ETP (Nylon) Department.  This position will also be responsible for:

     

    • Tracking incoming raw materials for the purpose of formulating.
    • Maintaining incoming raw material specifications and inspection procedures.
    • Assisting with production trials for new products and improving existing products.
    • Assist in trouble shooting of material and process issues.
    • Development of new formulations and blends from various ETP polymers.
    • Perform pilot scale production trials and physical/mechanical testing to validate new products.

    Qualifications & Competencies

    • BS or MS in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Polymer Science, Materials Science or related discipline.
    • Minimum 2 – 4 years of process engineering experience
    • Good understanding of the formulation, material science and equipment involved.
    • Must be able to work in a team environment.
    • Exposure to Six Sigma and Lean Experience preferred.
    • Ability to work in and support an ISO 9000 environment.
    • Knowledge in thermoplastics, polymer blends, and polymer compounding preferred.

     

    Our best performers possess the following core competencies:

    Attention to Detail * Planning and Organizing * Teamwork * Impact and Influence * Critical Judgment * Analytical Thinking * Creativity & Innovation * Problem Solving * Concern for Safety

     

    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 and Pension
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition

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