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Sr. Polymer Scientist

Company: Talascend, LLC
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

A Talascend client in Lake Forest, CA has a need for a senior level Polymer Scientist toresearch and develop a new generation non-metallic liner system and advanced polymer composite, resins, adhesives, coatings as relating to the development and fabrication of high-pressure composite fuel storage tank.


  • MS in polymer science, plastic engineering, or material science.
  • 10+ years of experience in a research atmosphere with strong knowledge of polymer composite materials, including reinforcing fibers and structural resins for high-pressure gaseous fuels storage tanks.
  • Experience in defining research programs and conducting program management.
  • Excellentwritten and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with the blow molding process and materials; specialty in blow molding process and materials highly preferred.
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in product and processing development of advanced polymer composite and engineering plastic material for high performance applications. Capable of taking research concepts into prototype phase through implementation of scientific method, data collection techniques and process controls.
  • Extensive knowledge of thermoplastic materials, resin systems, fibers, adhesives, and processing technologies such as roto-molding, blow molding, injection molding, compression molding and fiber winding as well as material characterization and product testing techniques.RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Develop advanced liner materials and manufacturing processes for type IV composite pressure vessel application. Write material and process specifications.
    • Develop and implement experimental procedures to investigate, compare and benchmark new concepts and their respective performance.
    • Interface with manufacturing, QA, and other engineering groups to reduce process variation and document necessary process controls as they relate to the implementation of new and existing liner material technology.
    • Specify, develop, and document new materials and processes for use in the development and validation of advanced composite-overwrapped, plastic lined pressure vessels and associated processes and accessories.
    • Conduct literature and patent searches on new material and process technologies relating to client'score business.
    • When applicable, write technical articles for publications and/or presentation as well as prepare and submit patent applications.
    • Adopt and implement the Quality Assurance Procedures-of the client

      #ind123 We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet thequalifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary, otherduties may be assigned as necessary.We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history, in amanner consistent with the requirements of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including theLos Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.Applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply. Drug Screen may be required.Talascend is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, orveteran status.

Keywords: Talascend, LLC, Lake Forest , Sr. Polymer Scientist, Other , Lake Forest, California

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