Carlisle Construction Materials LLC has an opportunity for a Thermoplastics Research and Process Engineer at our facility in Carlisle, PA. The primary duty of the Thermoplastics Research and Process Engineer is to research activities on new and existing products, and to identify and implement new technologies within the thermoplastics business group. This position operates under the general guidance of the Manager -- Thermoplastics R&D.
This position requires a Master's degree or equivalent in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science and Engineering, or related field, plus two (2) years of R&D experience in chemical engineering or related occupation. Experience must include two (2) years of experience, which may be concurrent, in all of the following: 1) establishing thermoplastic products' design and performance requirements, formulations, process requirements, technical and processing specifications; 2) optimizing production efficiency for manufactured and marketed thermoplastic products and systems, investigate ways of reducing the cost of manufacturing products; 3) responsibility for projects related to new product and technology development, process and equipment analysis, development and optimization for products supported; 4) working with a company's Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, Warranty, and Purchasing departments on defined project priorities, project scope and future development directions; and 5) applying thermoplastics formulation and testing techniques (PVC and TPO), thermoplastic sheets extruder/calendaring process, polymer stabilization for processing and weathering, predictive testing for thermoplastics products.
This position requires travel (primarily domestic) 5-10% of the time. All experience may be gained concurrently and may have been gained before, during or after completion of the Master's degree program.
Carlisle Syntec, Inc.