Thursday, June 21, 2012

Polymer engineer, Lawrence, KS

From the inbox:
This posting is for a Polymer Engineer in the Polymer Laboratory of Schlumberger located in Lawrence, Kansas. The position will have responsibility for polymer research, development and testing as well as design engineering and manufacturing support within Schlumberger. The successful applicant should be knowledgeable in polymer formulation, compounding and testing, including experience with polymer processing.  The candidate should also have experience with various polymer testing techniques including analytical (DMA, DSC, TGA, TMA, FT-IR), mechanical and electrical property testing.  Candidates should be able to communicate effectively and function in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment.  Both new graduates and experienced professionals are encouraged to apply.

The desired candidate should possess the following qualifications:

Education: Ph.D. or M.S. in Polymer Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university.
The candidate must possess:* Previous project experience in an industrial setting is preferred
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* General polymer research and development experience, preferably in areas related to engineering thermoplastics including but not limited to polymer processing, formulation and design.
* Strong working knowledge in a broad range of polymer science skills including: structure-property relationships, polymer characterization, and polymer processing.

Please send your resume to Melissa Ver Meer, Polymer Engineering Manager, Schlumberger – Lawrence Technology Center at MVerMeer -at- slb/dot/com.
Remember to pronounce the company name correctly.


  1. I've always wondered if they ever served Schlumbergers in the company cafeteria.

    1. Unless he means a French-sounding burger, perhaps?