Senior Engineer Job


Tulsa, OK, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Research and Development
Posting Date:  Jul 2, 2024

-    General purpose: Work closely with the infrastructure asphalt mixture team, primarily supporting product development, raw material characterization, and specification development for asphalt pavement additives, with a focus on practical applications in the lab and hands-on experience in asphalt mixture testing and research.
-    You will be responsible for conducting and testing of methodologies, equipment, materials and processes which assist in the development of new technical capabilities and fulfill R&D competitiveness strategies.
-    Advises, consults, and coordinates with Innovation group, Operations/Manufacturing/Quality/Assurance, Commercial Team, Marketing and Communications Team.
-    Utilize your technical and civil engineering expertise to propose innovative solutions to address gaps in product and/or market segments, emphasizing asphalt pavement materials and structures.
-    Develop comprehensive test programs for asphalt pavement additives and materials to achieve product performance targets.
-    Evaluate raw materials and manufacturing options for asphalt pavement formulations, collaborating with cross-functional teams.
-    Develop manufacturing and quality control protocols for asphalt pavement additives, ensuring adherence to industry standards and specifications.
-    Collaborate closely with the Arkema – Infrastructure Commercial team and Arkema peers to understand product performance requirements and needs.
-    Create and maintain standard laboratory operating procedures to ensure consistent product quality, execution of operational procedures, and data management.
-    Operate a safe laboratory working environment, maintaining necessary training, organization, inventory, and cleanliness.
-    Maintain and calibrate laboratory instrumentation and equipment.
-    Provide clear and concise communication, both in written and verbal form, to internal and external customers.
-    Support and participate in downstream laboratory testing programs to properly support Product Development.
-    Ensure all data and records are properly maintained.
-    Foster a collaborative product development environment and ensure compliance with industry specifications (AASHTO, ASTM, State DOTs).
-    Stay updated on evolving technologies and trends in asphalt pavement engineering and materials.
-    Other duties as assigned.
-    Thorough knowledge of laboratory safety policies and procedures, chemical and physical hazards, and other precautions to maintain an effective and safe workplace.
-    Familiarity with testing equipment, maintenance, calibration, and material science applicable to asphalt pavement.
-    Strong project management skills.
-    The ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision, must be a self-starter.
-    Ability to deliver technical presentations with elocution and public speaking skills.
-    Solid understanding of current research methods, technology, and trends in asphalt pavement engineering.
-    Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate to advanced).
-    The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with all levels of clients, industry associations, internal teams, partner suppliers, and vendor organizations.
-    Position may require limited travel within North America. 
-    Minimum Master's in Civil Engineering (Preferably with a focus on asphalt pavement materials), Materials Science, or related scientific discipline.
-    3+ years of technical experience preferably in asphalt mixture industry.
-    Experience in laboratory and plant operational support is a plus.
-    Experience working organic synthesis testing or related surfactant formulations is a plus.

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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