Material Development Engineer

Trelleborg Engineered Systems Fort Wayne , IN 46803

Posted 2 months ago

Job description:

The material development engineer will support R&D efforts to develop innovative thermoplastic and thermoset compounds for sealing solutions.

  • Provide technical leadership in developing solutions to meet customer needs through material development and support

  • Interface with development groups globally for coordination and collaboration


  • Create plastic compounds to meet specific application/customer requirements

  • Mix and mold development materials

  • Monitor and evaluate new polymer and filler technologies

  • Investigate the influence of formulation and processing variables on material properties

  • Provide technical consulting and support about plastic materials and properties

  • Provide advice on materials selection for customer applications

  • Support TSS activities to achieve and maintain compliance to legal, industry and customer requirements

Candidate profile

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in polymer science, material science, chemistry, chemical engineering or related is required

  • Some material development experience is preferred


  • Development mindset

  • Knowledge of a broad range of polymer technologies and types

  • Knowlege about university research

  • Problem solving

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As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.

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Material Development Engineer

Trelleborg Engineered Systems