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Scientist (PhD in material sciences or polymers)
Romeo, MI

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$90,000 - $120,000 / yr

What you’ll do: As a Scientist, you will create new technologies and problem solve in structural and environmental sealing materials and processes through a technically fundamental approach.



Duties / Responsibilities of this position:

·         Create new technologies and problem solve in structural and environmental sealing materials and processes through a technically fundamental approach. 

·         Independently plan and lead execution of development and testing protocols to explore modes of problem solution or routes of new product or technology creation.  

·         Maintain and expand expertise in a set of scientific areas, including physical, chemical, analytical, or formulation principles and methods. 

·         Help develop mechanistic understanding of current products and processes. 

·         Cultivate global collaboration in the internal and external scientific community. 

·         Develop and protect intellectual property. 

·         Support patent activities through filing activities, patent surveillance, and defense of our intellectual property. 

·         Serve as a champion of safety practices in the laboratory and office environments.

·         May provide leadership to technicians and specialists.  Very competent with self-directed work.

·         Construction, maintenance, and safety responsibilities for laboratory workspace and equipment.


Job Requirements:


  • MS or PhD in the sciences, typically in the chemical and engineering sciences with a background in Polymers.
  • Experience may range from fresh graduate to experienced scientists.
  • Select skills in technical/scientific disciplines, as required. 
  • Very adept at maintaining and improving safety requirements in the laboratory and work space
  • Versed in scientific methods and laboratory apparatus.
  • Select skills in technical/scientific disciplines, as required. 
  • Versed in scientific methods, laboratory apparatus, and communication skills.


Core Competencies:

·         Performance Driven

·         Communication

·         Customer Centric

·         Passion/Values

·         Innovation

·         Safety/Sustainability

·         Collaboration

·         Expertise

Physical Demands Analysis:

  • Occasional lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • Occasional carrying up to 30 lbs.
  • Occasional pushing/pulling up to 30 lbs.
  • Frequent fine finger movement and handling materials
  • Frequent gripping and reaching
  • Occasional climbing stairs/step ladder
  • Continuous sitting
  • Continuous use of computer monitor, keyboard, and computer mouse
  • Frequent standing and walking
  • Occasional bending, stooping, twisting or balancing
  • Rare crawling, kneeling, and crouching


Environmental Conditions:

  • Inside Work – continuous
  • Outside Work – rare
  • Hot/Cold – occasional
  • Humid/Dry – occasional
  • Dust/Vapor Fumes – occasional
  • Hazardous Machines – occasional
  • Moving Objects – occasional
  • Sharp hand tools – occasional
  • Loud Noise – occasional
  • Working alone – frequent
  • May be required to wear the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Safety Glasses, Gloves, Sleeves, and Respirator (Dust Mask).


Never = Not Required/Never (0%)

Rare = Seldom/Rare (Not daily – 1-10%)

Occasional = Minor/Occasional (Less than 3 hours – 11-33%)

Frequent = Required/Frequent (For 3-5 hours – 34-64%)

Continuous = Major/Continuous (More than 5 hours – 64-100%)



·         Excellent total compensation package

·         100% company paid medical, dental, and vision

·         Onsite medical clinic

·         Generous 401K contributions

·         Top-notch wellness program with a focus on your total well-being

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