Rubber Chemist

Job Number:
4959 MC
Not Specified
Marc Charney
P: 216-455-1423
(800) 338-1257

Our Client has a position open for a thermoset elastomer chemist. Job responsibilities will include:


  • Responsible for development and fast turnaround of rubber compounds for a variety of markets and applications, requires familiarity with industry standards and specifications
  • Be familiar with compounding requirements for all polymer families for medical, consumer and Aerospace applications.
  • Be familiar with all mixing techniques of thermoset elastomers
  • Proficiency with computers including common programs such as MS Office and internet searches.
  • Evaluates findings to develop new concepts, products, equipment, or processes.
  • ISO 9000/13485 documentation
  • Process documentation
  • Design of experiment
  • FMEA creation
  • Corrective Action/Preventive Action support
  • Interaction with Customers
  • Production Support
  • Lean Implementation, support and Planning
  • Quality support
  • Prepares technical reports for use by engineering, management and sales.
  • Perform analytical testing of rubber products.
  • Analyzes and interprets test data and prepares technical reports for use by engineering and management personnel.
  • Be familiar with standard statistical analysis techniques
  • Analyze failures from customer returns
  • Be involved with failure analysis of failed rubber batches. Includes troubleshooting process and methods of manufacturing
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year accredited college or university in Chemistry, or Polymer Science.
  • Five to ten years’ experience in a rubber mixing and manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, preferably related to manufacturing. Good understanding of standard deviation, normal distributions and process capability measures preferred


Please reference Job Code 4959 MC when responding to this position. Please send your resume as an attached document in Word form.

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