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Cittadella (Padova, Italy)

R&D Developer

The R&D Developer (R&D Department) reports to the Development Manager. He/she is responsible of research projects focused on Polypropylene compounding by working in team with the R&D group. He/she makes detailed observations, performs specific laboratory analysis, and interprets results. He/she prepares technical reports, and quantitative analyses related to the project 
The R&D specialist may also be asked to deal with Product manager and sales department, Purchasing department and operations accordingly to the activities he is involved in.


Main Activities:

  • Modification of existing product
  • Optimization of products and process
  • New product specifications definition
  • Specialist laboratory analysis
  • Develop, grow and maintain good working relationships with cross-functional departments


  • Master degree in Chemistry;
  • 0-3 years of experience;
  • No experience or few 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);
  • Knowledge of most common ISO norms related to polymer characterization (preferable).

Characteristics of the candidate:

  • Teamworking. Ability to establish effective working relationships within department & cross-functional teams
  • Curiosity and precision
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines while accomplishing team objectives
  • Problem solving


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