Video Exclusives


Michelin connected tires

Sentury

The OEM has introduced a connected tire in motorsport, which enables drivers to monitor and control tire temperature and pressure in real time.

Click here to watch the video


Proving ground expansion

Sentury

Millbrook is expanding its Test World facility in Finland...

Click here to watch the video


A day in the life of...

Sentury

This short clip provides a glimpse into what's it like to be a Goodyear test driver

Click here to watch the video


Can you name this young Scottish visionary engineer who invented the pneumatic tire, decades before John Boyd Dunlop made a commercial success of it?

Recruitment

« back to listing

Momentive Performance Materials: R&D project lead – tire

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job description:
- The project leader works as a member of the technology team within the silanes global business unit. The successful candidate for this position will be based in the company's tire applications laboratory in Charlotte, North Carolina and will lead a project team of scientists in the design, development and technical marketing of new product technologies for the tire industry that will drive significant business growth for Momentive. The ideal candidate is a visionary and open thinker that has experience working for a tire manufacturer and is the leading expert in the design of new product technologies for tread compounds. In this role, the successful candidate will work closely with the company's field technical marketing team and with customers’ tire technologists to understand, and to address, their unmet needs.

Qualifications:
- PhD in Chemistry - Extensive knowledge of chemistry and mechanisms, plus physical interactions that influence rubber compound properties.
- 7+ years of experience in the tire industry with track record of success in bringing to market new products from conception, through research, development, design and approval.
- Self-motivated individual with demonstrated track record of high academic achievement and creative independent research; open and visionary thinker.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously and work in a cross-functional team environment with strong customer focus.
- Proficient in basic statistics and design of experiment (DOE).
- Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

Email: staffing@momentive.com

How to apply: To view the full job description and submit an application online, please click here.


RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

Completely truckworthy
Bridgestone America's director for commercial tire development, Mitchel Kritzell, gives an update on the SuperTruck II program
Read Now

Q&A: Sam Visaisouk, CEO, Tyromer
The Retread Tire Association (RTA) speaks with Tyromer CEO, Sam Visaisouk, about the testing of its new tire-derived polymer recycled rubber product in truck and passenger car tires
Read Now

Q&A: Chris Bitsakakis, AirBoss
The Retread Tire Association speaks with Chris Bitsakakis, chief operating officer and president of the rubber solutions division at AirBoss, about the partnership with Tyromer Inc. to develop a tire-derived polymer recycled rubber product
Read Now

Yokohama installs new ice test track
Operations are now in full swing at Yokohama’s new indoor ice test facility, located at the company’s Tire Test Center of Hokkaido in Asahikawa City, Japan
Read Now

Bridgestone Americas and Versalis in partnership
The two companies have revealed their plans to develop a technology package with the aim of commercializing guayule
Read Now


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightWe are building a list of leading suppliers covering all aspects of the tire industry. Want to see your company included? Contact olivia.campbell@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the tire technology community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to rachel.evans@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email olivia.campbell@ukimediaevents.com