The opportunity : This position is responsible for developing solutions to complex research and development problems where little or no precedence exists, and the use of ingenuity and creativity is regularly required along with advanced theories and concepts in an engineering or scientific specialty.
This role is for a scientist or development professional with the background and expertise equivalent to that of a Chief Engineer but who, rather than being responsible for the technical administration of several projects, devotes their time to the scientific aspects of research or development projects.
In carrying out this technical project, the incumbent provides novel approaches and research and development techniques.
Is responsible for producing new theoretical and experimental concepts with the capability for solving complex ; Having the capability of establishing an effective R&D program on the incumbent's own initiative is essential.
Consulting is done on active areas of research or development at a project level and in specific fields as a recognized expert.
To join our team you will need : Education : Bachelor’s in science required, Masters or PhD desired. Languages : English is a must Experience : Three to five years’ experience at the associate or principal level (or equivalent position) within tire / rubber research and development.
Demonstrated experience developing innovative concepts as evidenced by issued patents and / or publications. Experience in establishing capital and expense items for projects along with resource needs to accomplish the objectives.
Demonstrated experience in solving challenging technical problems. Skills & Qualifications : Exhibits a very high degree of professional proficiency in an appropriate discipline.
Recognized within the function as an expert in a field and has some recognition of professional accomplishment within the company.
Technical leadership - contributes to the formulation of the work plans of others in the field of their expertise. Project execution -
sets project goals, develops action plans and achieves desired results. Knowledge in one or more of : rubber compounding, tires, tire materials, tire manufacturing, tire applications, tire materials science.