Job and Career Opportunities at ARDL

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc.  Below you will find the latest openings with ARDL.


Mechanical Engineering Manager

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory Inc., an independent polymer testing laboratory, is looking for a Mechanical Engineer Manager. Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment.  Previous management experience is a plus.  The candidate should be familiar with dynamic and fatigue testing, FEA experience would be beneficial, ISO17025 knowledge is desirable. His/her work will require attention to detail, managing a department, quoting, staffing, understanding testing of rubber and plastic components, CAD, and ability to read prints, along with good communication skills  This full-time position offers medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) and paid vacation.   Please submit resume with salary requirements by email HERE - ARDL Human Resources.


Mixing and Molding Laboratory Technician

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., an industry-leading independent testing laboratory for rubber, plastic and latex is looking to fill the position of Mixing & Molding Laboratory 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 mixing, chemical weigh-up, milling and molding rubber compounds, 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 by email Here - ARDL Human Resources.


Laboratory Technician – Chemical Services

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., an independent polymer testing laboratory, is looking for a Laboratory Technician for our Chemical Services Department.   Previous experience in a chemistry related field and familiarity with Polymers is a plus.  Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment and require little supervision.  Experience with Chromatography and Spectroscopy Analysis is ideal.  Additional responsibilities may include training as back up for various tests as needed.  This full-time position offers medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) and paid vacation.  Please submit resume with salary requirements HERE - ARDL Human Resources.


Laboratory Technician - Physical Testing Department

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., an industry-leading independent testing laboratory for rubber, plastic and latex is looking to fill the position of Laboratory Technician working in our Physical Testing Department.   Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment.  Experience with Rubber testing and computer reporting 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 by email HERE - ARDL Human Resources.


Laboratory Technician – Microscopy

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory Inc., an independent polymer testing laboratory, is looking for a Microscopy technician. Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment.  Previous Microscopy experience is a plus.  The candidate should be familiar with general polymer knowledge. His/her work will require attention to detail, desire to learn, good communication skills and general microscopy techniques such as LOM, SEM/EDX and TEM applicable to polymer (compound) characterization, polymer failure analysis, etc.  This full-time position offers medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) and paid vacation.   Please submit resume with salary requirements by email HERE - ARDL Human Resources.