Technical Manager (Polymer Chemist/Engineer)

  • Detroit, MI
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: OH156-2679081

The Technical Manager (Polymer Chemist/Engineer) will be responsible for developing and modifying materials, equipment, tooling and processing techniques and to stabilize the process for the future as well.
  • Ensuring Foam manufacturing equipment runs safely, efficiently, and effectively
  • Lead the team in product development process from initial phase of product design to processing
  • Provide technical service and participate in the trial runs with the current and new products
  • Identify technology trends and determine how they can be used in manufacturing operations.
  • Evaluate manufacture products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Creates, revises, and approves the process specification for a manufacturing area and implements the process specification system described in the process specification manual; Ensures document control of manufacturing process specifications.
  • Collaborating with R&D, production, and QC to ensure new formulations meet market and specific customers' requirements
  • Four- year degree in Polymer Chemical Engineering or relatable field
  • Five to Ten years of experience with polyester/polyether foam.
  • Good working knowledge of operating a foam machine and polymer chemistry, as well as, a proficient knowledge of polyurethane raw materials, processing techniques and end user applications is essential.
  • Experience in troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including, supervision, mentoring, coaching, presentation skills and the ability to interact with colleagues at all technical levels.
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