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Product Development Technician

Job Description

Lab Technician

11/19/2018 – 2/19/2019 w/ benefits

Elgin, IL

Pay: $17/hr

M-F, 8-5

F. Education and / or Experience Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in a Chemistry related or Material Science field from a four-year college or university with 3 years or more related experience in the Rubber, Plastics Compounding or Coatings Industry; or Associate’s Degree (A.A.) in Chemistry related or Material Science field with five or more years related experience and / or extensive training in the Rubber, Plastics Compounding or Coatings Industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

1. Complete raw material evaluations for replacements and quality improvements.

2. Complete laboratory batches and coordinate and participate in testing as needed for approval at automotive OEM customers.

3. Specific material improvement projects as assigned.

4. Design and complete controlled experiments as needed.

5. Participate in pilot and plant scale runs of products under development.

6. Assist other departments as needed.

7. Other duties as assigned.

Typical Equipment Double arm lab mixers, scales, heated press, convection ovens, aging ovens, test panels, basic metal shear and metal working equipment, Instron tensile tester, various environmental test chambers. 

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Other
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 912340
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Product Development Technician

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