Chemist-Technical Service Engineer

The Premier Group
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Chemist - Technical Service Engineer We are currently recruiting for enthusiastic, motivated and talented individual for the position of Technical Service Chemist/Engineer. In this role, to protect existing business and to obtain new sales in partnership with the sales team Role:Product and process recommendations utilizing existing polyurethane systems, as well as development of new urethane formulations to meet customer, end user, and application performance needs.Troubleshooting of customer equipment and processes, both on the phone and on site at the customerTesting of urethane prepolymers, curatives, and elastomers, including physical and dynamic testing, and evaluation of processing and performance in lab equipment and full scale computer controlled meter-mix machinery.Documentation of results.Accountable for developing and maintaining customer relationships.Partner with Regional Sales to manage customer requests.Prioritize opportunities consistent with business guidelines, deliver results against those priorities, and communicate proactively with customers, sales, and other stakeholders.Improve the mechanical design of polyurethane parts produced by customers. Use improved design to solve problems and open market opportunities for our materialsApply knowledge of elastomers and polyurethanes to the development of new applications, some of which may be longer term stage-gate projects Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, Plastics Engineering or a related field is required. An advanced degree is preferred.Proficiency in both chemistry/chemical engineering and mechanical design/engineering is preferred.A minimum of five years industrial experience, and a minimum of three years of specific experience with elastomer properties, performance, and applications.Combination of chemical and mechanical experience preferredDesign with Solidworks and FEA with Abaqus or other FEA analysis experience preferredExperience with Applications Development using elastomers is preferred.Excellent communication skills and strong ability to influence and guide others.Ability to analyze performance problems addressed by customers.Develop a test plan to identify the root cause and corrective action.Ability to provide recommendations for custom modifications of equipment that lead to the solution of processing problemsAbility to identify technical opportunities for new applications, improved processing techniques, and opportunities for improved products.

Company Description:

Since 1988, The Premier Group has served the needs of both employers and job seekers. We help clients execute Human Capital strategies that reduce cost, improve access to talent, and allow clients to focus on their core competencies while enabling job seekers to find those select opportunities that best match their work experience and career goals.

At Premier, we support a diverse group of employers, ranging from small business to professional services to the Fortune 500.