21 Oct 2019

Internship EPDM Intern

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated – Posted by acsgetexperience Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an opening for a EPDM Intern.

The primary EPDM Project for a summer intern for 2020 will involve evaluation of non- sulfur and polysulfide silane coupling agents to boost the tensile strength (particularly in low strain) of Sure White EPDM membrane. If successful, this increases future formulating possibilities in terms of adding fillers or FR materials for cost savings and/or performance improvement.

Primary Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Monitor plant and lab trials as directed by the EPDM Chemist related to compound modifications and collecting process data and samples from such trials.
  • Conducting physical property testing on trial formulations according to ASTM standard test protocols for EPDM membranes.
  • Conducting testing on equipment such as RPA (Rubber Process Analyzer), FTIR, GC etc. to determine if silane groups are consumed during mixing and vulcanization.
  • Participating in various R&D meetings with production, suppliers, purchasing and marketing personnel.
  • Production floor trials will be required.
  • Undergraduate enrolled in an accredited four-year institution
  • Major in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Polymer Science
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required
  • Previous internship experience a plus

This internship will be full time over the summer (May 2020-August 2020) and may require travel

How to Apply

Visit the company website to apply.

Job Categories: Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control. Job Types: Internship.

Apply for this Job