Indianapolis IN
United States of America
Injection Molding
Date Posted

Materials Engineer

We have a great client in the greater Indianapolis area who need a Materials Engineer for their global leading plastics & packaging operation. This position will require the following;

  • BS. or an M.S. degree with experience in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Polymer Science or related discipline
  • 2-5 years of expertise in polyolefin polymers (LLDPE, HDPE, PP, EVA) and polyolefin blends, plastic packaging, polymer additives, color science, polymer composites, and/or polymer processing
  • Hands on experience in polymer blends development
  • Experience in analytical testing methods including DSC, FTIR, GC-MS, permeability testing, polymer mechanical property testing is desired
  • Knowledge of injection and compression molding is desired
  • Self-driven, hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving
  • Intellectual curiosity, innovative outlook and ability to develop new material platforms
  • Ability to organize and focus activities around diverse program needs
  • Project management skills with proven track record of successfully leading projects from concept to deployment.
  • Knowledge and use of design for six sigma / statistical data analysis with respect to R&D is preferred
  • Good interpersonal communication skills for working within a matrix team environment
  • Clear communication and knowledge of Spanish is a plus
  • 8 hour days, with occasional after hours work; 10% travel

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