Chemist, Owasso



Da/Pro Rubber, Inc. has a position open for a thermoset elastomer chemist. The ideal candidate for this position will have a Bachelor’s degree and experience in polymer chemistry in a laboratory setting. Job responsibilities include:

  • Development and fast turnaround of rubber compounds for a variety of markets and applications, requires familiarity with industry standards and specifications
  • Analysis of failures from failed rubber production batches and customer returns including troubleshooting of manufacturing processes and methods
  • Analytical testing of rubber products
  • Analysis and interpretation of test data
  • Evaluation of findings to develop new concepts, products, equipment, or processes
  • Completion of ISO 9000/13485 documentation
  • Completion of process documentation
  • Preparation of technical reports for use by engineering, management and sales
  • Design of experiments
  • FMEA creation
  • Corrective Action/Preventive Action support
  • Interaction with Customers
  • Production Support
  • Lean Implementation, support and planning
  • Quality support


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year accredited college or university in Chemistry or Polymer Science
  • Five to ten years of experience in a rubber mixing and manufacturing environment
  • Candidate must be experienced with compounding requirements for all polymer families for medical, consumer and aerospace applications
  • Be familiar with all mixing techniques of thermoset elastomers
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, preferably related to manufacturing. Good understanding of standard deviation, normal distributions and process capability measures preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with standard lab equipment, MS Office Suite and standard web browsers 

Address resumes and cover letters to the attention of:

Robert Ballard
Chief Engineer
Da/Pro Rubber, Inc.
601 N. Poplar Ave.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012