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City: Chicago
Title: R&D Technical Specialist Thermoset resins
Salary: $90-110K
Incentive: Relocation and bonus program available


A global leader in glass reinforced, thermoset molding materials with strong organic growth has an R&D Chemist/Application opening in the suburbs of Chicago. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a R&D Technical Specialist to develop and administer ongoing Research and Development programs for the development of new formulations for thermoset resins, epoxies, unsaturated polyesters or vinyl esters.   If you have extensive thermosetting polyester formulating, compounds and testing, please read on!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Development of new formulations to meet customer specified requirements.
  • Perform analytical testing and experience with the following is essential: DMA, DSC, TGA, TMA, FT-IR, GC and ASTM testing.
  • Evaluate new raw materials and processes to improve products.
  • Provide technical support to sales staff and customers, travel is 20%.
  • Assist production on new product scale-up and troubleshooting current batch problems.
  • Maintain R&D formula database, software and test equipment interface.

The ideal candidate for this position will meet the following criteria:

  • BS degree minimum, will consider MS and PhD, polymer science, organic chemistry, or other hard science with 5-20 years of hands on formulation , compounding and testing with thermosetting resins systems for open and closed molding situations.
  • Familiarity with standard analytical testing methods and design of experiment techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have manufacturing experience in these resins to be considered, no recent graduates will be considered and sponsorship is NOT available.  Must have permanent residency status or US citizenship.

Interested candidate send resume to:
Rick O’Malley, Twin Oaks Technical, Inc.

708-923-6040 Office


Twin Oaks Technical, Inc.
P.O. Box 598
Palos Park, IL 60464

Ph: 708-923-6040