Job and Career Opportunities at ARDL

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc.   We look forward to hearing from you!


Laboratory Technician – Chemical Services

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., an industry-leading independent testing laboratory for rubber, plastic and latex is looking to fill a full-time Laboratory Technician position working in our Chemical Services Department.   Candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented and an energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment.  The individual will perform wet chemistry and instrumental testing techniques, assemble testing fixtures using common hand tools, perform minor maintenance of instruments as needed and move gas cylinders and liquid nitrogen dewars as needed to keep instruments running.  Experience with thermal analysis (DSC, TMA, DMA) and permeability techniques are a plus and basic wet chemistry experience is necessary. Please submit resume with salary requirements to hr@ardl.com


Laboratory Technician – Mixing & Molding

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., an industry-leading independent testing laboratory for rubber, plastic and latex is looking to fill the position Mixing & Molding Technician. The right candidate will possess excellent attention to detail, communication and listening skills and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment and require little supervision. Experience in lab-scale mixing, milling, curing black and colored rubber, running a rheometer/ viscometer and compounding is a plus; however, we will train the right person. This full-time position offers medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) and paid vacation. Please submit resume with salary requirements to hr@ardl.com