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Chemical Engineer/Chemist

Date:  Jun 9, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Tupelo MS
Job Requisition:  34366

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, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re 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!


The Process Chemical Engineer/Chemist conducts research, analysis, and experimentation on compounds and raw materials, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies by performing the following duties:


  • Develops and modifies formulas, processes, and methods for solution of technical problems
  • Monitors the quality of rubber compounds, calendered and extruded components, and raw material
  • Conducts processing trials at mixers, extruders, calenders, tire building machines, or curing presses
  • Conducts evaluations of new raw materials
  • Suggests and/or implements new processes to improve manufacturing operations
  • Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests
  • Assists in finding and implementing solutions for tire conditions


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering OR related field
  • 1-5 years of Industrial experience
  • Rubber & plastic processing or compounding experience
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 30lbs
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Analytically and mathematically capable
  • Open to flexible hours/days based on work demand


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Tire experience
  • Manufacturing environment familiarity


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: Tupelo

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