Materials Engineer - Thermosets

About The Company

Our client is a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the electric power industry for over 110 years. They have a phenomenal growth story, often by 20-30% year-over-year. They are a leader in electric power transmission and distribution products which is virtually recession proof. Their customers include electrical utilities, NASA, the military, and hospitals, to name a few.


As great as the growth story has been, they are at an inflection point where they are set to double revenues over the next five years, both organically and through acquisitions. Two recent acquisitions strengthened their global presence in Europe.

Your Unique Role

Reporting directly to the Manager of NPD for Molding, a key position within the company.
You will:

  • Be a key member of projects to design new-to-the-world products, from birth to production, working with cross-functional teams
  • Be responsible for the material selection (epoxy, silicone, urethane, plastic) and process characterization

What Is In It For You

  • Very competitive salary plus 8% target bonus paid quarterly. There is also an annual profit sharing bonus which goes straight to the 401(k)
  • A lot of opportunities for advancement
  • The ability to have your voice heard in driving innovation and growth both on a day-to-day basis and with long term projects
  • An exciting growth story within a stable company in a recession proof industry

Seeking a Candidate With

  • Master’s or PhD degree in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Engineering
  • Experience with thermoset polymers or composites used in molding operations
  • Medium or high voltage electrical industry experience
  • Familiarity with lab techniques and common instrumentation

Location Information

  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • This position may be remote
  • Travel to company facilities and suppliers will be required, at times up to 50%, including occasional international travel.

Interested? Apply TODAY!

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