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Technical Manager

Technical Manager

Job Description

Technical Manager – Silicone Rubber



Your Technical Degree and experience with Silicone Compounds for Molded and Extruded Applications may qualify you to join this Industrial Manufacturing Company.


  • Develop and test rubber compounds to meet ASTM, SAE, AMS, FDA and other customer specified requirements.
  • Troubleshoot production processes and implement permanent procedures to prevent reoccurring failures
  • Work closely with Operations Manager, Production Supervisor, Production Leads and Planner to maintain good material flow from Mixing to Fabrication
  • Manage the activities of the Technical Assistant
  • Manage the activities of the QA and R&D laboratories
  • Manage the activities of the Millroom
  • Assist Operations Manager and Sales Manager with R&D planning
  • Assist the Materials Manager with raw material selections, planning, and vendor approvals
  • Assist Customer Service with technical questions and environmental compliance certifications
  • Analyze routine batch testing data and set process specifications based on statistical methods
  • Perform production Line Trials and record processing parameters for setting specifications
  • Assist the QA Manager and EHS Manager with ISO certification and environmental/safety compliance


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 5 to 10 years relevant work experience.  Silicone and Sponge compounding highly desirable
  • Experience with traditional rubber testing equipment:  Rheometer, Tensometer, Flammability, Compression Deflection, Low Temperature, etc.
  • SPC and DOE experience required
  • Experience with Banbury Mixers, Mills, Extruders, Continuous Hot Air Vulcanization, Compression Molding, and Barwell
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills





Please reference Job Code 4030 MC 4-28-14 when responding to this position.  Please send your resume as an attached document in Word form. You may also visit our website at




Job Snapshot

Other Pay Money is open
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management, Manufacturing
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 5 to 10 years
Manages Others Yes
Relocation Yes
Industry Manufacturing, Industrial
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 4030 MC 4-28-14
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Technical Manager

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