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R&D Technical Intern

ITW Permatex

R&D Technical Intern

Solon, OH
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description


    This position entails all aspects of R&D and Quality product testing, process and method development, and operations troubleshooting under the supervision of the R&D Director. The successful candidate will work with silicone, acrylic, epoxy, and aqueous chemistries, while also learning ISO 9001:2015 standards. A moderate degree of independent work ability and individual initiative will be expected in fulfilling the requirements of this position.


    • Work with Quality department to evaluate current production processes and test methods
    • Assist in converting R&D and Quality analog files and data into digital format
    • Perform regular calibrations and validations of test equipment and laboratory chemical solutions
    • Ensure safety by identifying potential hazards and by observing all laboratory and plant safety requirements
    • Troubleshoot with quality, R&D, and manufacturing to tackle unique challenges on the production floor
    • Assist quality with evaluating raw materials and components real time on the production floor
    • Additional job activities as may be required by the R&D Department
  • Qualifications



    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Pursuing or obtained a BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or applicable field
    • <1 year and/or <2 semesters relevant practical laboratory experience in field or educational setting
    • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
    • Computer literate and excellent organization skills
    • Must have excellent math skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision

    Additional Information

    ITW is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. EEO is the law. ITW invites any employee and/or applicant to review the Company’s Affirmative Action Plan. This plan is available for inspection upon request by emailing . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Katie Craig at (440) 914-3166. No other calls will be accepted.

    _ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. _

    _As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. _

    _All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. _