Rubber Formulator

Portsmouth, NH

Posted: 10/27/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 326.23AM Experience:

Job Description

Rubber Formulator

Growing company looking for a rubber formulator to join their company and develop new product development!  If you have a degree in chemistry and have a few years of experience formulating rubbers and new products, this could be a great opportunity for you!  Company offers competitive benefits and opportunities for growth!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and optimize rubber compound formulations for a variety of high reliability applications where the consequences of product failure are significant
  • Conduct research and development activities to improve existing rubber formulations and develop new ones
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand customer requirements and translate them into rubber formulation specifications
  • Conduct lab-scale experiments and tests to evaluate the performance and physical properties of rubber compounds
  • Analyze and interpret test data and adjustment formulations or processes to optimize performance and cost
  • Stay updated with industry trends, advancements, and regulatory requirements related to rubber formulation
  • Troubleshoot and resolve formulation-related issues in collaboration with the production and quality assurance teams
  • Maintain accurate records of experiments, test results, and formulations
  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized laboratory environment
  • Assist with customer visits to follow trials and troubleshoot their process
  • Interface with customers to drive compound recipes
  • Travel less than 5%

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Alicia Mytnik at

JO:  326.23AM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, or a related field. A Master’s degree or Ph.D. is preferred
  • Proven experience working as a Rubber Formulation Chemist or in a similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of rubber materials, polymer chemistry, and compounding techniques
  • Strong understanding of rubber formulation principles, including compounding ingredients, fillers, curing systems, and processing methods
  • Proficient in using laboratory equipment and analytical techniques to evaluate rubber properties, such as rheology, tensile strength, abrasion resistance, and aging characteristics
  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards and regulations governing rubber materials and formulations
  • Experience with rubber formulation software and modeling tools
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and experimental design methodologies
  • Familiarity with quality control and quality assurance processes in rubber manufacturing

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Alicia Mytnik at

JO:  326.23AM

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Alicia Mytnik
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