Polymer Materials Engineer

Job Location: Americas

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full Time

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We have a great opportunity for a Polymer Materials Engineer to join our Fibers & Composites Team at our global headquarters in Cincinnati, OH.  You will work hands-on in a fibers and composites processing and testing lab setting, and be responsible for operating our compounding equipment, injection molding, and mechanical testing equipment.
You will collaborate with our scientists, technicians, sales, and marketing colleagues to turn novel product concepts into industry-relevant composite data.  These processes and capabilities will be conducted on state-of-the-art equipment designed to simulate composites production and testing. 
You will quickly master many equipment and process capabilities for sizing fibers, compounding thermoplastics, and injection molding test samples. 
We are looking for candidates that have previous hands-on industrial experience operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting thermoplastic extruders, compounders, and injection molders.
Not only will you serve an important role in our innovation process, but you will also effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, the details of observations that you make to the rest of the team and external customers.

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Note: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not construed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

About Michelman

Michelman is proud of the values-focused work environment that we have crafted. We pride ourselves in our focus on our values of integrity, respect, success, collaboration, curiosity, and giving. With our dedication to your technical and professional growth in addition to our rigorous onboarding experience, we guarantee that you will find yourself challenged in new ways. We offer an excellent salary, incentive and benefits package in a dynamic, empowered team environment.

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