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Cittadella (Padova, Italy)

Junior R&D Developer

The Junior R&D Developer reports hierarchically to the Development Manager. Supports research projects focused on Polypropylene and/or Technopolymers compounding by working in team with R&D department. Makes detailed observations, performs special laboratory analysis, and interprets results. Prepares technical reports and quantitative & qualitative analysis related to the project.


Main Activities:

  • Modification of existing product
  • Optimization of products and process
  • New product specifications definition
  • Specialist laboratory analysis

Requirements of the position:

  • Master's degree in Chemistry;
  • 0-3 years of experience;
  • Good English language skills, both writing and speaking;
  • Good knowledge of Office, especially Excel;
  • Good knowledge of polymers and polymers processing particularly considering PP and it composites;
  • Knowledge of the most common instruments used for polymers characterization: analytical tests (IR, DSC, DMA, …) and mechanical tests (preferable);
  • Basics of polymer molding: injection molding, extrusion, blow molding (preferable).

Characteristics of the candidate:

  • Teamworking;
  • Curiosity and precision;
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines while accomplishing team objectives;
  • Problem solving.

What Sirmax offers:

  • A motivating work environment where you can grow professionally in an international context;
  • A technical training path with on-the-job and mentorship training plans.


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