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Research and Development Specialist

Company: Arlon Graphics
Location: Placentia
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Description: Company Profile: Arlon Graphics, LLC is a cast vinyl manufacturing company in the business of creating innovative material for visual expression. Founded in 1958, Arlon Graphics manufactures and markets high-quality pressure-sensitive materials for the fleet, architectural, digital imaging, and signage markets. Through more than 180 distribution partners across the globe, a growing number of strategically positioned sales offices and warehouses, and customer-centric operations, Arlon is recognized as a global leader in graphic films. Join the Arlon Graphics conversation and follow us at @Arlon graphics on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. For more information, visit arlon.com. Overview: The Research and Development Intern is responsible for supporting different projects in the department related to conducting analytical testing of film products, research study on polymer mechanics as well as driving process improvements within the department. Practical hands-on opportunities available to learn about different polymers and film products.General Responsibilities: * Provides support to the R&D Engineers in project research, data collection, and reporting * Operates lab equipment and apparatus under supervision * Performs analytical testing to determine physical properties of material films and adhesive * Evaluates test data to analyze the mechanics of different film products * Manages the testing and updating of the Fourier-transfer infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy library * Evaluates weathering panels to report and centralize results * Supports the maintenance of product testing in a digital archive system. Requirements: Required Qualifications:* Must be actively enrolled in an accredited institution for a Science or Engineering degree * Must embody the Arlon core values of Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Integrity and Inspiration on a daily basis. * Comply with lab and production warehouse safety protocols * Relevant hands-on working experience in a lab performing similar tasks, including the knowledge and ability to manage a project from start to completion. * Strong background in chemistry or material science knowledge. Familiar with FTIR equipment. * Strong work ethic and enthusiasm for working in a diverse, and exciting technology environment. * Microsoft Office -- working knowledge * Strong communication skills (listening, verbal, written, presentation)Language Skills: * Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision peripheral vision, depth perception, the ability to adjust focus and the ability to distinguish printed colour. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. EEO Statement Arlon is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable laws. PM18PI134426900

Keywords: Arlon Graphics, Placentia , Research and Development Specialist, Other , Placentia, California

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