Senior Materials Engineer - VA

Building Construction

About The Company

Founded 60 years ago, privately held with 8 production sites around the globe and a US Headquarters in New Jersey, 2 ISO Certified facilities in VA, and OH, my client is a global a leading supplier of highly customized and innovative thermoplastic solutions.


They are global leader in compounding and the largest independent European PVC compounder, an international group constantly innovating and quickly expanding to new sectors and locations. From idea to implementation at its customers’ premises, they meet the technological, functional, and environmental challenges of all types of industries including medical, construction, and wires & cables.


From standard solutions to customized products, from PVC compounds to cutting edge biopolymers, from halogen free blends to recycled PVC, their range of services is wide enough to ensure the right fit their customers complex needs.


Your Unique Role

Join a forward-thinking company that is at the forefront of polymer engineering and custom compounding.


Reporting directly to the COO, you will be responsible for working on new product development, validations and monitor daily quality and engineering duties- leading material development projects, providing technical support, and ensuring the highest standards of quality and innovation.

  • Develop Polymer formulation and operate polymer processing equipment such as extrusion, injection molding, and 3D printing.
  • Provide advanced technical support to internal teams and customers, addressing complex material performance issues and recommending appropriate solutions.
  • Utilize knowledge of polymer chemistry, material properties, and processing techniques to optimize product performance.
  • Lead the commercialization of new products working with suppliers and customers and guide new product and process qualifications for medical applications.
  • Monitor the production process, identify, and implement improvements while Managing equipment designs and improvement projects from concept to installation and verification.
  • Provide complex statistical analysis of data using Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Troubleshoot production and lab equipment issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Evaluate regulatory requirements to implement proactive programs to ensure compliance.

What Is In It For You:

  • World Class Medical Benefits
  • Full relocation
  • Innovative and dynamic culture that is on the cutting edge of advancing technology

Seeking a Candidate With:

  • Master's degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience in polymer engineering, with a focus on plastics compounding and material development.
  • Proficiency in polymer chemistry, material characterization techniques, and processing methods. Experience with analytical tools and laboratory equipment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex material issues.

Location Information

  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Chesapeake is part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, one of the fastest-growing regions in Virginia.
  • Offers an exceptional quality of life with a blend of urban amenities and suburban tranquility. The city is known for its family-friendly environment, excellent schools, and safe neighborhoods.
  • Chesapeake’s strategic location offers easy access to major cities and attractions. It is close to Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and the Outer Banks, providing opportunities for weekend getaways and day trips.
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