Research Engineer

  • location: Longview, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $140,000 per year

job description

Research Engineer

Large chemical manufacturer is seeking a Senior Technical Service and Deveolpment Engineer for their East Texas location. Company will assist with relocation. Qualified candidates must have BS Degree in Engineering and at least 8 years of experience.

Responsibilities for the Research Engineer

  • Provides technical support to Westlake manufacturing and technology
  • Maintains joint ownership of major account plans, with sales partner(s), leads product development activities, and conducts quarterly technical reviews with national account's technical/management teams
  • Conducts internal evaluations of commercial and experimental products andestablishes and maintains finished Polyethylene product specifications
  • Investigates, resolves, and documents quality complaints, to it's ultimate conclusion, in an equitable manner beneficial to company and customer and leads cross functional product teams to solve product issues via manufacturing or technology solutions
  • Looks across entire product grade slate with regards to understanding key polyolefin markets competition landscape and assists management with special projects, as assigned
Requirements for the Research Engineer

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering is required
  • Must have a minimum of eight years of progressive experience with polyolefins in technical service, production/process, application/packaging development, or research and development functions
  • Marketing/product development experience is preferred
  • Must be able to relocate
  • Polyethylene experience is desired
<Benefits for the Research Engineer

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Bonus potential
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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