Job Purpose & Responsibilities SABIC Innovative Plastics is a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics with operations in more than 40 countries, and over 10,500 employees worldwide. We are a multi-billion dollar business unit of SABIC, one of the most respected petrochemical companies in the world. As part of the SABIC family of businesses, we attract world-class diverse talent, and develop their leadership and technical skills. Every day our people redefine the plastics industry with their passion, creativity and innovation to create breakthrough solutions that enable safer, more environmentally responsible products
Global Application Technology (GApT) drives growth for SABIC Innovative Plastics resins through application development. We are currently seeking an additive manufacturing technician at our application development center in Pittsfield, MA. The ideal candidate is mechanically inclined and enjoys hands-on process development activities; has experience with plastic conversion processes; has a proven ability to solve problems with innovative solutions; and thrives in a team atmosphere.
Key Job Responsibilities:
• Set-up machinery to conduct processing studies with commercial and developmental resins. Optimize processing conditions using data acquisition software and end-product performance testing. • Design solid models of test geometries, jigs, fixtures and tooling to be used in application development. • Work with internal and external stakeholders to define project deliverables and test protocols for development programs. • Document processing and testing conditions for all experiments and work with engineering staff to interpret results and prepare technical reports. Data accuracy and attention to detail is a must. • Maintain processing and testing equipment to assure safe and reliable operation. Identify and support equipment improvements. • Provide innovative solutions to address customer application development or market needs.
Level: Grade 12 Technician – Non-exempt
Requirements • High School diploma or GED • Aptitude and desire to work in a ‘hands-on’ R&D environment. Must work well in a team atmosphere • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience
•You must be 18 years or older •You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process •You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process •You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States •You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the ‘apply online’ option on this page.
Desired Skill Proficient in Solidworks 3D modeling software. Experienced with thermoplastic part design principles and practice. Experience with 3D printing, programming, CAD/CAM, and/or robotics equipment is beneficial. Intermediate level of experience with Microsoft Office products Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Training or experience with data acquisition equipment Strong oral and written communication skills. Knowledgeable in experimental design methodology and statistics. Associates degree in math/science/technology. Country United States of America City Pittsfield State/Province Massachusetts (MA) General Please visit us at www.sabic.com/careers to learn more about SABIC.
We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, SABIC will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on an applicants race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information or other category protected by law.
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