Vacancy

Function

R&D Technician

Department

Research and Development

Location

Morgan Hill, CA, USA

Level of experience

Entry Level

Contract type

Full-time

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SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

The Thermoplastic R&D Technician will focus on assisting with research and development programs and initiatives that improve efficiency, product quality, production productivity and/or capacity.

MAJOR DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Perform physical and mechanical tests on thermoplastic polymers and composite systems
  • Support research and development programs of engineers and scientists.
  • Record experimental results in lab books and/or computer files..
  • Work independently and in a team environment.
  • Maintain cleanliness in R&D and Expert Services labs.

EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience in a technical environment preferred
  • Must have understanding of handling chemical and resinous materials
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and technical skills
  • Familiarity with basic computer programs (Word, Excel)
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English, written and verbal
  • Must be able to keep accurate records of all work performed in the lab
  • Excellent work ethic, must be able to work flexible hours/shifts
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 20 lbs and able to remain standing for prolonged periods of time

Toray Advanced Composites employment practices offer equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer/employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination.

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