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Material Development Technician (m/f/d) - Job Düsseldorf - Jobs

Material Development Technician (m/f/d)

Job Objectives

As a member of the research and development team, you will be involved in the development of engineering plastics for applications in the automotive and electrical industries. The main task is to support the Senior Development Engineer in his implementation of initial assessments of new technologies and the development of new ideas for innovative products for new applications on the market. The Research & Development team will work close with Technical Service and Sales Team to realize customer needs.

Your tasks

a) Compounding on a laboratory extrusion line.

  • Procure all required raw materials from the raw materials storage
  • Preparation/weighing of compound mixtures according to recipe specifications
  • Feeding of the individual dosing scales
  • Compounding of development samples or prototypes according to given process parameters
  • Documentation of process parameters during the compounding process
  • Packing/welding of granulate samples and cleaning of the extrusion line and the individual work areas
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the system according to specified intervals and activities (cleaning of cooling water tanks and the associated filter systems, cleaning of vacuum systems, etc.)

b) Injection molding of standard test specimens on an injection molding machine

  • Preparation/drying of granulate samples for the injection molding process
  • Spraying of different standard test specimens according to the test order and given process parameters
  • Documentation of process parameters during the injection molding process
  • Removal of gates from the standard test specimen
  • Packing the standard test specimens and cleaning the injection molding machine and the individual work areas
  • Responsible for the maintenance of injection molding machine according to specified intervals and activities (cleaning injection molding tools, replacing water filters, refilling hydraulic oils, etc.)

c) Responsible for raw material storage and mixing room

  • Storage and documentation of newly delivered raw materials
  • Inventory maintenance/documentation after all consumption
  • Efficient use of the available storage capacity
  • Responsible for maintenance according to specified intervals and activities (scale systems, lifting scales, industrial vacuum cleaners, etc.)

d) Responsible for Standard technical characterization of plastic compounds in our laboratories

  • Measuring the moisture content of the compounds
  • Measuring ash content
  • Measure impact strength
  • Measurement of tensile and flexural properties

Your Profile

We offer a varied workplace that requires the following qualifications.

  • A technical education: Plastic injection moulder, Extrusion machine operator, chemical technician, process technician, or similar technical qualification/training occupation
  • Or you can provide proof of many years of experience in the field of injection moulding or/and extrusion in the plastics industry
  • High willingness to learn
  • Good technical understanding
  • Good English and German language skills
  • Independent planning, coordination, and documentation of the assigned tasks
  • Independent work according to existing guidelines
  • Communicative and team oriented


Please submit your application in English with a CV via the link below. We are looking forward to hear from you!
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Asahi Kasei is a Japanese technology group with a broad variety of materials and solutions that enrich our modern life, ranging from performance plastics, synthetic rubber, packaging products, performance coating materials, membranes and systems, to electronic components. With a total venue of 17.6 billion Euro we are an innovation-driven company and aiming at fulfilling our Group Slogan of "Creating for Tomorrow" by leveraging our diversity of businesses and human resources.