Chemical Engineer, Materials Development

Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  32404

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work. We are constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


Materials Development is currently seeking an eager and passionate individual to fill a tread rubber compounding role here at Cooper Tire. This role will be a part of our technical organization located at our headquarters in Findlay, OH.  In this position you will have responsibility for researching, evaluating, and implementing new compound/composite technologies as determined by laboratory testing and in tire performance.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Researching, evaluating, and implementing new tread compound technologies as determined by laboratory testing and tire performance
  • Analyzing and summarizing lab test results
  • Participating on cross-functional teams
  • Interfacing with external material suppliers
  • Collaborating with groups across the organization including Purchasing, Manufacturing, Research, Tire Applications Development, and other groups within Materials Development.


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or other related science is required. 
  • Rubber compounding/processing, rheology, or tire engineering experience is preferred. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work well with others.


Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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