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Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.

Senior Chemist

Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. - Auburn, IN

Senior Chemist','P82845','!*!The Senior Chemist performs specialized and advanced

analyses, testing, and formulation of new automotive products and requirements.

Responsibilities may include development and implementation of new or updated

materials, working on complex and/or multi-level projects, determining quality

standards, and approval of production materials.

 

Primary

Responsibilities:

Performs advanced analyses, tests, and development of

new or updated formulas that require specialized understanding of

chemistry, product lines, and materials; determines quality standardsEnters new materials and revisions into the appropriate

product management system and assists other ChemistsUses working knowledge of business group operations and

application methods to assist with implementing project objectives,

product systems, budgets, timelines, and other requirementsBookshelves materials technology for future use of

Engineering and OperationsResponds to complex questions and concerns from plants,

research technicians, quality control, customers and other internal and

external parties regarding development, applications, quality assurance,

and related programs and servicesUses best practices and knowledge of internal/external

business issues to improve products or servicesDevelops reports and documents detailing project

processes, results, conclusions, and analysis of failed current production

materials; recommends additional actions or researchProactively applies department policies, procedures,

applicable rules, and regulations; ensures compliance with these areas Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experienceBenchmarks competitive materials and/or productsValidates new materials and generates new validation

methods Develops materials best practices and generation of

materials specifications Serves as a team member for projects that are large in

nature and independently carries out project tasks and provides

professional technical support to the product development, quality

control, manufacturing processes, and other operationsUses knowledge of best practices and how own team

integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that

differentiate them in the marketOperates, maintains, and calibrates a variety of

specialized equipment that require professional judgment and background;

also utilizes technical or standard equipment during the course of

projectsLeads complex projects to ensure daily tasks and

project objectives are completedMay supervise or serve as a lead to lower level team

members performing research projectsConduct various scrap, lean, and variation reduction

projectsMeets with raw material suppliers to discuss new

materials and technological developmentsActively learns the latest developments within the

industry and professional field by meeting with people of similar

capacities, reading industry and technical literature and attending

industry trade group meetingsMay, on occasion, be required to perform duties other

than those specified in this description

','!*!Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical

Engineering, Metallurgy or Metallurgical Engineering preferredTypically has five plus years of experience Technical experience in manufacturing environment requiredStrong chemistry, mathematical skills, and

mechanical aptitude requiredSolves complex problems, takes a new perspective on

existing solutions and analyzes possible solutions using technical experience

and judgment Impacts 

quality and effectiveness across a range of customer, operational, project

or service activities within own work team and the work of others on the team;

works within broad guidelines, policies to achieve objectives and meet

deadlinesExplains complex information in a concise and

understandable  manner Proficient in Microsoft Office and ISO/TS 16949

standardsAbility to explain advanced professional chemistry

principles and practicesCommunicates messages verbally and written clearly

and conciseSolves problems in typical situations; analyzes

possible solutions using technical experience and judgment Impacts quality and effectiveness of own work team

and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies to

achieve objectives and meet deadlinesExplains complex information; works to build

consensusDemonstrates technical aptitude in material science

disciplines Strong written and oral presentation skillsAsses risk and prioritizes projects and tasksWillingness and ability to travel to customer

locations, as necessary

 

Work Environment/Work

Conditions:

Professional Office EnvironmentMust wear proper personal protection

equipment while on manufacturing floorTravel to manufacturing facilities or

customer locations when requiredEquipment used requires proper training

on the potential for and avoidance of injury','We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor','We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor','Chemists','United States-Indiana-Auburn','','Auburn Mixing','Full-time','','Ongoing','','false','Senior Chemist

13 days 10 hours ago

Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.

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Senior Chemist Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. - Auburn, IN, United States

   

Location: Auburn, IN

Company Profile:
Cooper Standard is a leading global automotive supplier, offering solutions in the body sealing, fuel, brake and emissions, thermal management and anti-vibration segments of the industry. Whether our customers need help solving a specific engineering challenge or developing systems for future vehicles, we are committed to meet their needs through: