Polymer Chemist

Houston, Texas

Job Responsibilites:

  • Perform chemical engineering work.
  • R&D of new elastomer technologies
  • Create engineering reports documenting design efforts, results, and validation
  • Work with operations to identify product or process improvements
  • Design and/or implement elastomer for sealing devices
  • Operate lab equipment as needed (mixer, tensiometer, DSC, MDR, RPA, etc.)
  • Formulate elastomer compounds for various products to meet customer and internal requirements within budget and schedule constraints
  • Create/Revise bills of materials, process control sheets and other documents for sealing devices
  • Perform validation and verification of designs and elastomer formulations in accordance with established industry standards and engineering best practices
  • Prepare chemical analysis, compatibility studies, and other testing of nonmetallic seals
  • Analyze design reliability, serviceability, and manufacturability of sealing devices
  • Provide support to other departments such as Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Customer Service, Project Engineering, and Project Management
  • Collaborate with drafters/designers on design tasks. Function as lead on tasks of high complexity
  • Cooperate with other engineers on detailed design work
  • Perform engineering duties at customer sites, or offshore when required

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PhD in Polymer Engineering or Polymer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10 years of oil and gas experience preferred.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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