United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Adhesive Technologies

Modeling Engineer - Rocky Hill


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  • Within one of our global R&D platforms, a modeling and engineering team is responsible for the development and application of modeling methods for polymers, including various types of adhesives but also barrier films, conductive inks and fiber reinforced plastics. We develop, implement and validate modeling strategies to numerically predict material behavior and application performance. From these insights we draw conclusions for further material development and optimal applications and solutions. 
  • What we offer
  • Development, application and deployment of modeling methods in the area of polymers (finite elements, kinetic modelling, rheology modelling etc.)
  • Analyze complex applications and processes and develop, implement and validate modeling strategies to numerically predict material behavior and application performance
  • Conduct Finite Element Analysis simulations


  • University degree in mechanical engineering / material science engineering / physics / civil engineering or equivalent field Background in mechanics and numerical methods
  • Experience in numerical methods in mechanics
  • Experience in the characterization and modeling of polymeric materials, in particular adhesives.
  • Experience in concepts and tools used in industrial engineering environments for FEA analysis and the corresponding pre- and post-processing packages (e.g. ABAQUS, LS-DYNA, ANSYS, ALTAIR, etc.)
  • Experience in mechanical test procedures and the design and conduction of tests for material characterization and model validation
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communication skills

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JOB ID: 200000NS
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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