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Rubber Chemist/ Lab Manager (KC)

Company: Qualified Staffing
Location: Calhoun
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

We are HIRING!Qualified Staffing - Calhoun is searching for a Rubber Chemist/ Lab Manager for a local international flooring manufacturer in Calhoun. This is a great opportunity to get in with a good company!This is a Direct Hire placement!Shift: 1stSalary: $100K-$110KResponsibilities:Develop compounds with various types of polymers, natural and synthetic; specify and approve raw material use for compounds.Interfaces with manufacturing and engineering staff to optimize production output and adherence to technical performance and mixed products.Develop, improves, or customizes rubber formulas & processes in conjunction with customer product requirements & provides technical support to existing customers.Work directly with suppliers/vendors and internal purchasing department on raw materials availability, and to determine appropriate use for formulas and compounds.Communicates with customer and internal management regarding the status of development work, raw material issues and production problems.Interfaces with external customers to identify rubber materials needed to meet their specific applications.Utilizes technical resources within the customer base to determine economical and high performance rubber compounds.Writes technical reports or prepares standards and specifications for processes, products, tests, etc.Conducts quality control tests.Compiles and analyzes test information to determine process & operating efficiency.Induces changes in composition of compounds & chemicals. Prepares test solutions or compounds for laboratory personnel to conduct tests.Management and guidance of lab and lab technicians.Supervisor Responsibilities:Follow organization's policies and applicable laws.Interviewing, hiring and training employees.Planning, assigning and directing work.Appraising employee performance.Addressing complaints and resolving problems.Qualifications:Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related field; 8-12 years of more experience in developing elastomer compounds.Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Statistical Software (i.e. JMP, R2, Minitab, etc.); SAP experience preferred.Lean/5S & 6-Sigma certification a plus.Additional Qualifications:Advanced rubber compounding experience using natural and synthetic rubbers.Ability to identify and validate raw materials (both new and current) in rubber formulations for improvement in customer for specifications, cost or both.Ability to prepare test methods and inspection frequencies for incoming raw materials against existing COA.Working knowledge and familiarity of rubber product ASTM specifications, ASTM testing methodologies, ability to compound rubber in a small-scale lab.Knowledge and ability to validate compounds through quantitative methods such as rheology, colorimetry, etc.Working knowledge and familiarity with compound, process, and forming of elastomeric goods such as mixing, extrusion, batch and continuous sheeting, forming, and press operations.Why work for Qualified Staffing?We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holidaypay, and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our Corporate employees!Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!We respond to every job applicant within 24 - 48 hoursQuestions? Contact us!P: E: A: 265 C HWY 53 EAST CALHOUN, GA 30701We look forward to hearing from you soon!INDCal

Keywords: Qualified Staffing, Roswell , Rubber Chemist/ Lab Manager (KC), Executive , Calhoun, Georgia

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