Lab Technician (Materials R&D)



The Materials R&D Lab Technician performs various technical tasks related to the development of new materials based on Materia technology under the direction and supervision of more senior level employees. 


  • Conduct tests, interpret and analyze data, compile results, prepare reports and present technical conclusions for the development of new or improved resin formulations
  • Maintain careful records and other documents to meet technology dissemination, patent protection, and/or quality control needs
  • With guidance from senior level employees, perform lab scale preparation of monomers, polymers or additives
  • Prepare proprietary resin formulations for internal use and customer sampling
  • Conduct resin and polymer tests as part of quality assurance & quality control
  • Perform other laboratory tasks that may be required to support the efficient development of new  polymeric materials including thermoset resins, reactive adhesives, and composites resins
  • Lead organization of laboratory with other technicians including waste management & sample storage
  • Compliance with safety procedures and practices

Qualifications and Experience:


BS Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or equivalent


  • Willingness to learn laboratory techniques
  • Become adept in handling equipment and instrumentation & to assist in the development of new products