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Axalta Full Professor - Polymer Science & Engineering

Position Title Axalta Full Professor - Polymer Science & Engineering Texas A&M Engineering Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of more than 175,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 55,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled.

Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $820 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $5 billion, the university ranks fourth among U.S. public universities and 10th overall. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance.

For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life. With over 400 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and more than 13,900 students, the Dwight Look College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked seventh in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S.

News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 13 departments ranked in the Top 10. The Look College is also ranked 10th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The American Society for Engineering Education ranks the Look College second in research expendit EEO Statement The members of Texas A&M Engineering are all Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employers committed to diversity.

It is the policy of these members to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Department Overview Department Overview The department has a 205,000-ft2 facility in the Jack E. Brown Chemical Engineering Building, with another 16,000-ft2 facility in the Giesecke Engineering Research Building shared with the Texas A&M Energy Institute.

The department has 30 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty; 11 lecturers, senior lecturers, and professors of practice; 230 graduate students; and over $27 million in endowments. In FY2016, the department was awarded over $15.6M of new research grants. In the 2015 US News and World Report ranking of the undergraduate programs, the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A & M University was ranked 14th among the public schools.

The department was ranked 16th among the public schools for its graduate program. Job Summary Job Summary The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for the Axalta Chair in Chemical Engineering, an endowed tenured faculty position at the full professor level. Outstanding candidates with an accomplished record in polymer science and engineering will be considered with expertise in, but not limited to, the following areas: rheology, accelerated testing, dispersions and process modeling as related to polymer science and engineering.

The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (http://engineering.tamu.edu/chemical). Job Location College Station Department Chemical Engineering Required Education and Experience Required Education and Experience Applicants must have an earned doctorate in chemical engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Preferred Education and Experience Other Requirements Other Requirements (highlighted portion should not change) Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineeringjobs.com. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2016. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled.

It is anticipated the appointment will begin Fall 2017. Posting Details



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Polymer Manufacturing Engineer

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Engineering & Manufacturing Division- Manufacturing Engineer Hiring Now!! Our client is a top tier chemical and polymer plant who is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their team today. The company will pay full relocation, annual bonus, excellent benefits, and a highly competitive base salary.

This is an urgent need for the company and any qualified candidate will receive a fast response and interview turn around time. Our client is very stable, highly profitable, and rapidly growing into 2018. This job is located in Lafayette, Indiana 50 miles from Downtown Indianapolis only those serious about relocating should inquire about this job.

This is a fast-track position and any performing candidate will have opportunities for advancement within 2-3 years as the company experiences massive growth. Location: Indiana Facility- All applicants should be prepared to relocate to Indiana prior to submission Salary: Based on industry experience and education Relocation:

Paid Education: Chemical Engineering only- This is not an R&D position. This is a manufacturing position engineering polymers and additives.

Required Skills: Extensive experience in tool and manufacturing process development with knowledge of polymers and additives Process/application knowledge of processes currently utilized in Manufacturing is required. Self-motivated with good written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations.

Ability to lead and function in a team environment, while effectively communicating across various levels of the organization. Must have strong background in polymerization, polymer plant experience, fibers, or nylons experience to be considered for this role. Lead/Assist in all additives and polymers manufacturing Capital asset and project management.

Required Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering. Minimum 5 years manufacturing engineering experience Knowledge of industrial chemical manufacturing Must have experience engineering polymers Must have experience in additives, polymers, resins, or polymerization to be considered for the role Six Sigma- Green Belt or Black Belt is preferred Excellent Communication Skills Stable job history is required TMS, Kaizen, Lean, 5S SAP and PSM

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Polymer Scientist/Physcial Chemist

At Chemours, our purpose is to help create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry! The Chemours Titanium Technologies Product Development Organization located in Wilmington, DE has a position open for an experienced Polymer Scientist, Physical Chemist or Chemical Engineer. This position will report to the Global Product Development Manager for the Titanium Technologies Business. The successful candidate will interact broadly with scientists in the Titanium Technologies business around the globe and must be able to apply a fundamental understanding of a broad range of analytical techniques to the characterization of polymers, polymer blends and polymer additive combinations. Proven and extensive experience with rheological characterization techniques and applied polymer science is a must. Candidates must have strong fundamental chemistry knowledge (organic, analytical, and physical chemistry) and must have a talent for identifying the underlying causes of problems and for making relevant measurements to provide data and information that drive technical solutions. The candidate must be capable of independent work but also able to work with multifunctional teams to enhance characterization efforts. The role requires effective partnering with global colleagues on a multi-functional, multi-disciplinary team to develop and deliver models predictive of rheology, extrusion parameters, mechanism for dispersion and consumer relevant performance.

Job Description The Candidates will develop new experimental measurement techniques to characterize / quantify polymer microstructure and relate it to product rheology and extrusion performance and develop data fitting analyses using commercial software applications such as Excel, JMP or MATLAB. The experimental results will support internal and external publications and presentations of the research findings. A key product of the research will be processing algorithm modules that build our internal coding toolbox. This person will be required to partner effectively with global teams including research scientists, chemists, product development engineers, technicians, marketing and end-use customers to prioritize work as necessary. In addition, the successful candidate must maintain current knowledge of innovations in analytical techniques and lead their implementation.

  • Develop and maintain polymer characterization capabilities, especially rheological capabilities, needed to support various R&D programs, manufacturing and technical service needs

  • Develop strong working relationship with Chemours Plastic Application Development areas and advance new product development

  • Keep abreast of latest advances in polymer characterization techniques and instrumentation

  • Employ the latest measurement technology and sound analytical principles to solve major technical problems and have sufficient breadth to recognize when other technique areas may have better applicability to technical problems

  • Participate on technical teams focused on corporate growth programs as well as efforts to improve quality/reliability of laboratory services

  • Champion development of new technologies/methods and lead the efforts to implement

  • Capable of modelling extrusion processing and design data library of first principles to calculate shear stresses, residence time distribution and dispersion phenomenon

  • Supervise skilled technicians in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of polymer processing and analytical instrumentation

  • Manage and ensure timely completion of projects; review and write test methods and technical report. In order to be qualified for this role, you //must possess// the following: * PhD in Polymer Science, Material Science or Physical Chemistry * 5 years polymer characterization and polymer formulation experience

  • Working knowledge of polymer processing, rheology and molecular weight characterization

  • Experience in crystallization, glass transition, nucleation or distributive mixing.

  • Broad-based polymer science and chemistry background

  • Motivated to develop into a company expert (leader) in solving polymer characterization and extrusion problems, especially rheology

  • Ability to lead and engage other scientists and technicians to provide ideas and key analytical data for product and process development and to participate in multi-disciplinary product and process development teams

  • Capability of managing short-term and long-term measurement projects while meeting timelines

  • Innovative and creative problem solver with strong scientific knowledge and willingness to take risks

  • Knowledge in computers, electronics, software logic, instrument troubleshooting and statistics

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and technical problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing

  • Excellent team player *WE CANNOT OFFER VISA SPONSORSHIP AT THIS TIME Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. Chemours is an E-Verify employer. Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation #LI-JC1

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R&D Engineering Specialist - Solution Phase Polymerization

Overview

Responsible for providing new technology development, scale-up and product support for research programs serving Afton Chemical's polymers businesses. Using laboratory units and fundamental polymerization reaction engineering models to guide product development and in addition to developing fundamentals for scale up from laboratory-scale apparatus to large, continuous pilot plants.

Responsibilities

  • Actively leads major Polymers R&D programs in a formal program leader role and participates in other programs to varying degrees in a mentor role.

  • Couples commercial solution phase polymerization process knowledge with a fundamental knowledge of polymerization reaction engineering to guide scale-up of new polymers technologies (catalysts, process, or products).

  • Helps translate the Polymers technology drivers to polymerization process technology opportunities and polymerization process technology opportunities to business opportunities.

  • As a recognized expert in solution phase polymerization process technology, serves as a resource to other technologists and management.

  • Interfaces with business units to develop technical targets and to ensure smooth technology handoff.

  • Monitors developments in internal and external polymerization process technologies and related business opportunities and recommends new R&D initiatives/directions to management.

  • Drives leveraging opportunities with external institutions.

  • Takes action to ensure continuity and evolution of critical capabilities and infrastructure required to allow the organization to deliver advantaged polymerization process technologies.

  • Acts as expert resource for troubleshooting and improvement of commercial polymerization processes.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, or related field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Polymerization Process Research.

  • Demonstrated expertise in the solution phase polyolefin manufacturing platform, although experience in other polyolefin manufacturing process platforms (i.e., dispersion or slurry) is also desirable.

  • Proven track record (as evidenced by patents/applications or professional journal publications) of new polymerization catalyst or process technology development.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and stakeholders.

  • Proficiency in the use of polymerization reaction engineering and kinetic models.

  • Excellent administrative and organizational competencies.

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of laboratory and pilot-unit safety practices.

  • Previous experience operating continuous polymerization lab and/or pilot units.

  • Familiarity with the basics of catalyst chemistry for polyolefin manufacture (i.e., Ziegler-Natta and single-site organometallic).

  • Familiarity with basic polyolefin analytical and characterization techniques.

  • Proficient with simulation tools such as COMSOL, gPROMS, PRO/II, Aspen Engineering Suite

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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Regional Sales Manager / Thermal Analysis Material Science Polymer

Job DescriptionThe ideal candidate lives in the Cleveland, Akron or Columbus area and has sales experience in thermal analysis instrumentation. This position will be responsible for selling instrument solutions to Industrial, Government, and Academic Research & Development Laboratories; as well as Industrial Quality Control Laboratories.The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:•Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals within the assigned territory.•Meet or exceed the territory sales and other targets.•Visits customer sites on a regular basis to give sales presentations and perform instrument and software demonstrations.•Aggressively pursue new business prospects and penetrate competitive accounts.•Maintain a CRM database with up to date customer and sales lead information to facilitate the distribution of marketing materials and tracking of sales opportunities.•Representing company at technical trade-shows, conference and other marketing related activities.Qualifications for the position include:•Experience in laboratory instrument capital equipment sales; thermal analysis, material science, or polymers, required.•A 4-year degree in a technical or science related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.•Excellent communication skills and the ability to speak and write fluently in English.•Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations in order to sell Company products and services.•Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office products and experience with Customer Resources Management software is desirable.•Ability to organize and prioritize work activities and handle multiple projects simultaneously•Valid driving license and be available to travel by car and plane within defined territory Our Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes health and dental insurance, car allowance, vacation and holidays, and a 401k Plan.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume and cover letter with desired compensation range for immediate consideration with the job reference code: OHRSM2017. Company DescriptionWe are the U.S. subsidiary of a well-established, mid-sized German company which primarily deals in the manufacture and sale of state-of-the-art instrumentation for Thermal Analysis and the determination of Thermo-physical properties of materials. As a complement to our product lines, we also provide Commercial Testing Services.

We have manufacturing and commercial testing centers in Germany, the United States and Japan. We are the technological leader in our industry and the exceptionally high quality of our products has made us the market leader in the Thermal Analysis industry, in both Europe and Asia. Rapid growth in North America has us seeking to expand our presence in this vast and promising market.



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Polymer Chemist

The Opportunity | Polymer Chemist Independently performs high quality organic chemical analyses to meet customer expectations in a timely and cost effective manner. Independent activities include method development, sample preparation, technical consultation, testing, data review and reporting, and training other lab personnel. Your Challenge: * Conduct chemical analyses, coordinate the input of other departments and report results in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with proper work procedures and IMR safety guidelines

  • Develop test methods to permit effective and efficient laboratory operations.

  • Interface with customers on a regular, proactive basis to ensure that the highest level of customer satisfaction is maintained.

  • Exhibit and maintain a high level of technical skill and knowledge. Keep abreast of new developments in the field. Serve as a resident expert and a technical resource for others.

  • Train other employees within and across departments on test methods, procedures and other practices as required and appropriate. Participate in customer and accreditation audits covering functional areas.

  • Keep management informed in a timely manner of administrative and technical activities, status of programs and potential problem areas. Your Expertise: * BS degree in chemistry from an accredited university or equivalent experience. An advanced degree or graduate study in the field is desirable.

  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in a laboratory environment. Laboratory experience in an industrial setting.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of a broad range of instrumentation. Experience with several of the following analytical techniques is a plus: FTIR, DSC, TGA, GCMS, ICP-AES, SEM-EDS, and HPLC. Familiarity with cleanliness test methods is also desirable.

  • Familiarity with aerospace, medical and other industry material specifications and test methods is desirable.

  • Experience with failure analysis and fractography of polymers.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, teach and communicate effectively with fellow technical peers and demonstrated ability to plan, organize and manage multiple priorities. This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations. Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Polymer Engineer (81-269)

Purpose/Primary Function:

The R&D Engineer is responsible for the improvement of existing products and the design and development of new products, formulations, and processes. This will include developing resources and vendors capable of meeting the company's needs under the supervision of the Senior Manager. The Engineer will be responsible for reporting technical information, communicating results, and making recommendations for future work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create/ensure/promote a safe and environmentally responsible work environment

  • Conduct Safe execution of pilot and/or plant trials and testing

  • Design, develop, and improve Trex products, processes, and/or raw materials

  • Set-up experimental design, develop required operating parameters for materials and equipment based on observed data and best practices

  • Understand raw material and/or product testing techniques, data acquisition, and data analysis

  • Develop all required product, process, and/or raw material documentation

  • Communicate and consult with outside technical resources, including vendors

  • Communicate project status as needed across all departments and levels of the organization as required

  • Generate project ideas to improve Trex costs, profitability, market share, and/or product offering

  • Participate in additional duties as required by leadership

Required Skills

This position is responsible for all assigned activities related to product development from cradle to grave. Good problem solving and communication skills are a must. A strong desire to acquire information by analysis and "hands on" practices is essential. Must be able to work as a member of a technical team.

Required Experience

A Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Science with 5+ years of experience is required. Preferred experience includes manufacturing or research experience in thermoplastic processing, wood polymer composites, and/or chemical manufacturing. Other preferred experience includes polymerization processes or advanced manufacturing techniques. Experience in 6 Sigma a plus. Ability to travel up to 25% of time needed.

Job LocationWinchester, Virginia, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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Chemist - Polymer Science / Global Materials

This is a technical laboratory position with the function to assist in providing new material solutions for the design of new products. The chemist in this position will work closely with senior lab personnel to synthesize and characterize new polymers as well as assess the suitability for application in various product areas.

The work is performed under the direction of the Technical Manager, Polymer Science.Sun Chemical Corporation: Chemist - Polymer Science / Global Materials



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Organic Chemist Polymer

Organic Polymer Chemist:ASK Chemicals is one of the world’s largest suppliers of foundry chemicals and consumables. The comprehensive product and service portfolio extends from binders, coatings, feeders, filters and release agents to metallurgical products including inoculants, Mg-treatment and inoculation wires and master alloys for iron casting.

Core manufacturing and development of prototypes as well as a broad offer of simulation services complete the range of supply.ASK Chemicals is represented in 25 countries with 30 sites, 20 of which operate their own production, and employs approx. 1,400 people worldwide. With research and development in Europe, America and Asia, ASK Chemicals sees itself as the driving force behind industry-specific innovations and is committed to offering customers a consistently high level of quality. Flexibility, quickness, quality and sustainability as well as cost-effective products and services are of key importance.Position Description:Manage the primary responsibilities for the Research and Development processes associated with a specific ASK product line which contributes to the North American (USA, Canada, & Mexico) business unit.

A chemist’s key roles are both strategic (50%) and tactical (50%). Strategic elements include identification of possible technology paths, project governance, etc. while tactical elements include technology screening, technical bench work, and some administrative activities.Primary Roles & Responsibilities: Act as the technology gatekeeper within ASK’s governance process to screen potential development projects for technical feasibility. Plan, design, and administer projects while ensuring project objectives are well defined and resulting outcomes / deliverables meet those requirements.Lead a defined team of scientists and technicians in conducting research & development for existing technology platforms and manufacturing processes according to defined business priorities.

Manage product line development personnel and budgetary resources while coordinating work group.Manage and perform technical bench work on both a commercially driven portfolio of projects as well as a defined number individual projects of their choosing while investigating new / alternative technology platforms and manufacturing processes.Hire, train, coach, supervise and develop technical personnel. Review and appraise subordinate performance while recommending adjustments in role and / or compensation.Provide technical oversight, expertise, problem solving, and data driven analysis while developing solutions to complex technical problems. Gather, manage, and analyze regional competitive product intelligence.Maintain a high level of knowledge in the field of specialty.

Prepare, distribute, and present scientific reports and papers for internal communication.Secondary Roles & Responsibilities: Submit periodic monthly reports to the Director of Research & Development summarizing the status of individual projects and resources applied.Submit individual final project reports to global peer group summarizing project objective, technical paths evaluated, and resulting success or learnings.Collaborate with research and development peers, plant engineers, foundry process engineers, design services engineers, and technical service personnel in commercialization / implementation of new products and processes.Collaborate with internal EH&S and IP functions to maintain regulatory compliance, achieve health and safety goals, and establish patent position for new developments.Assist in the generation of specific product line technology strategies as they relate to the overall business unit strategy.When appropriate prepare, distribute, and present a limited number of scientific reports and papers for external communication to the professional community.Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Research & Development.Required Education & Experience Levels: PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Material Science with 5+ years of applied research and development experience.Masters or Bachelors Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or Metallurgy with 10+ years of applied research and development or industrial experience.Preferred Skills & Know How:

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team and project driven environment.Attention to detail while demonstrating the ability to see the big picture.Utilization of standard MS Office tools.Utilization of advanced statistical tools (MiniTab®, MatLab®, SAS®, etc.).Familiarity with ERP and Document Management platforms (SAP®, Entropy®, etc.).ASK Chemicals is a new and growing company with a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. As a growing global specialty chemical company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our organization. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.ASK Chemicals is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to recruiting@ask-chemicals.com



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Polymer Engineer

Purpose/Primary Function:The R&D Engineer is responsible for the improvement of existing products and the design and development of new products, formulations, and processes. This will include developing resources and vendors capable of meeting the company’s needs under the supervision of the Senior Manager. The Engineer will be responsible for reporting technical information, communicating results, and making recommendations for future work.Key Duties and Responsibilities:Create/ensure/promote a safe and environmentally responsible work environment

Conduct Safe execution of pilot and/or plant trials and testing

Design, develop, and improve Trex products, processes, and/or raw materials

Set-up experimental design, develop required operating parameters for materials and equipment based on observed data and best practices

Understand raw material and/or product testing techniques, data acquisition, and data analysis

Develop all required product, process, and/or raw material documentation

Communicate and consult with outside technical resources, including vendors

Communicate project status as needed across all departments and levels of the organization as required

Generate project ideas to improve Trex costs, profitability, market share, and/or product offering

Participate in additional duties as required by leadership

Required SkillsThis position is responsible for all assigned activities related to product development from cradle to grave. Good problem solving and communication skills are a must.

A strong desire to acquire information by analysis and “hands on” practices is essential. Must be able to work as a member of a technical team.Required ExperienceA Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Science with 5+ years of experience is required. Preferred experience includes manufacturing or research experience in thermoplastic processing, wood polymer composites, and/or chemical manufacturing.

Other preferred experience includes polymerization processes or advanced manufacturing techniques. Experience in 6 Sigma a plus. Ability to travel up to 25% of time needed. Job LocationWinchester, VA



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