November 27, 2019
Crafco, Inc. has an opening for a Specialty Materials Product Engineer at their location in Chandler, AZ.
The Specialty Materials Product Engineer is responsible for formulation development, overseeing and maintaining formulations, production instruction, and specifications conformance of Crafco silicone, coating and other assigned products and providing technical support for sales and marketing. The Specialty Materials Product Engineer has the responsibility for investigation of alternate raw material sources for use in manufacturing processes and development of new sealant products. Extensive understanding of specifications for products assigned and for raw materials and use characteristics are required. The Specialty Materials Product Engineer will require skills in experimental methods and experimental design.
The person chosen will have these general responsibilities as a guideline to include but not limited to, formulations and specification of conformance of silicone and coating products, issuing and updating raw material specifications, production formulations, manufacturing instructions for silicone, coating and other assigned products and all checklist documentation, and adjustment of product formulations as required to maintain production of in-specification materials at the lowest cost consistent with quality and performance objectives.
The person selected will also be responsible for monitoring of raw materials characteristics used in production and adjustments of product formulas as required to maintain uniform product characteristics, overseeing sample submissions to user agencies when approval is required, and providing technical assistance to other company functions regarding use and application of assigned products.
Required qualifications include a BS degree or equivalent experience in a Science or Engineering field (Chemistry, Physics, Materials, or Polymer Sciences, or Chemical, Civil, Petroleum Engineering) or related field and a minimum of three years’ experience or equivalent with formulations, evaluation and development of sealants, adhesives, coatings or related products. The person selected must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and MRP systems, the ability to travel up to 20% of the time and lift 50 pounds, and a clean driving record.
Crafco, Inc. provides excellent benefits: health, dental, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, matching 401(k), profit sharing.
Crafco, Inc. is an EEO Employer and drug free workplace.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to the email address provided. Any employment offer is contingent upon a pre-employment drug test, background check, and MVR.