Avient Corporation provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world.
Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, enables unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications, including ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure and outdoor sports
Unique technologies that improve the recyclability of products and enable recycled content to be incorporated, thus advancing a more circular economy
Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation and reduce carbon footprint
Sustainable infrastructure solutions that increase energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation and fiber optic / 5G network accessibility
Avient employs approximately 10,000 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care®, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work®. For more information, visit www.avient.com.
Avient Corporation is a world-class sustainable organization built on innovation, collaboration, and employee development. We are committed to providing a supportive and dynamic work environment where our diverse associates can grow and succeed, as well as positively impacting our planet and the communities we serve. Our Great Place to Work culture, values, and benefits make Avient an employer of choice for top talent.
We believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation, or advancement are based solely on a person’s qualifications, abilities, experience, and performance.
Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran’s status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law.
MISSION OF THE SITE:
Support the business by adding value in the development of new products or in the improvement or optimization of existing products in the portfolio. Characterization of composite polymeric materials.
MAIN TASKS AND POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Characterization of polymeric materials using a wide range of analytical techniques: scanning electron microscopy (SEM), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetry (TGA), dynamo-mechanical analysis (DMA), atomic force microscopy (AFM) , etc
Responsible for the design and conduct of experiments for the development or improvement of custom polymeric compounds. Including the design of a test and procedure plan, data analysis and communication of results.
Develops, under advice, products that meet customer specifications, quality specifications and operating standards
Contributes to the development of the product range through the application of statistical experimental design, product testing and data analysis.
Supports marketing and sales through product and application data development.
Makes good use and maintenance of tools, machinery and facilities.
Strictly follow all safety specifications at work, as well as use all available individual and collective protections. Alert your supervisor of any risks or shortcomings that you detect in the workplace.
University degree in Chemical Engineering or similar.
It is valuable to have Master’s degrees in specialization in the field of polymers or materials science.
Valuable previous experience in characterization of materials and in the use of the different analytical equipment (SEM, AFM, optical microscopy, DMA, DSC, TGA, ASAP, Nanosizer, etc.)
Ability to work with uncertain problems and without marked direction. Analytical ability and ability to work autonomously.
Minimum experience of 2 years in a similar position.
Essential high level of English. Proficiency in other languages will be highly valued.
Report to: R&D Director.
Personnel in charge: None.
Location. Les Masies de Roda.
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