Polymer Chemist / Chemical Engineer
Posting ID: JP-002179432
HIRING FOR FULL-TIME OPENING WITH A MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANY!
Support Project Novex and Polymer Labs Operations
Project Overview: Development and scale up of topical skin adhesives, and synthesis of absorbable polymers
Job Description: Preparing and testing liquid formulations and devices, tabulating and communicating results, keep inventory control for raw materials and formulation production.
Prepare and run polymer batches in appropriate reactors, use of pelletizer, dryers, grinders, vacuums, and twin screw extruders. Complete the batch process and submit samples into LIMS for analysis. Prepare the polymer materials and transfer samples to downstream process or storage.
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
BS with 6+ months or AS with 5+ years in chemistry, chemical engineering, or similar.
Industry Experience: Sealants, and/or Adhesives preferred. Silicones preferred
Technical knowledge they must have: Basic lab safety, dispersing fillers, handling high viscosity liquids and thixotropic materials, basic stoichiometry of reactive 1 and 2 component adhesives and sealants
Equipment knowledge/experience: Dual shaft and or Double planetary mixers, speed mixers, Brookfield viscometers, mechanical testers, weight per gallon measurements,
Software experience: Windows, mechanical testing software familiarity
Soft skills: Concise and data driven communications, team player, flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities and learn new skills as needed. Self starter who champions critical improvements to basic laboratory operations
Amazing begins here. EASi is a leading global services company specializing in engineering and sciences. For more than 35 years, EASi has delivered critical services across a range of industries, including energy and utilities, transportation, heavy equipment, consumer and industrial products, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, as well as academic and health care research. By adapting to the constantly evolving needs of our customers, we have built specialized expertise and a multidisciplinary perspective - leveraging cutting-edge technology and processes - to constantly improve and innovate. Through EASi's flexible solutions and consultative approach, customers in engineering and sciences can expect unparalleled quality, increased speed to market and collaborative customer engagement services.
Headquartered in Hanover, Maryland, EASi has 3,700 dedicated employees across North America, Europe and Asia. EASi is an Aerotek company, a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group® Inc., a global leader in talent solutions. To learn more about EASi, visit EASi.com.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
Recruiter: Ida Peery