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!


Equipment & Calibration Coordinator

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. an industry-leading independent testing laboratory for rubber, plastic and latex is looking to fill the position of Equipment & Calibration Coordinator for all Physical Testing Departments.  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 a self-motivated, detail oriented and energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment and require little supervision.   The position will interact with different departments and external suppliers to coordinate required calibration of equipment while minimizing the impact on work flow.  This individual will maintain control test materials and control charts for quality testing, participate in quality audits by assisting the Quality Department, and manage continuous improvement projects.   Previous work experience with calibration, testing, measurement uncertainty and quality systems is a plus.  This is a full-time position offering medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k and paid vacation.  Please send your resume with salary requirements by email HERE - ARDL Human Resources.


Chemist - Chemical Services

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., an independent polymer testing laboratory, is looking for a full-time Chemist for our Chemical Services Department.   Candidate should have a Bachelors in Chemistry with a minimum of five years’ experience in a chemical/analytical laboratory environment.   Candidate must be self-motivated, energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment and require little supervision.  Familiarity with  wet chemistry techniques and polymers analysis are a plus.  Perform and interpret instrument testing which may include HPLC, TLC, GC, LCMS and GCMS.  Demonstrate proficiency in problem solving in the analytical chemistry field with a desire to learn and grow in polymer analysis. This is a full-time position offering medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) and paid vacation.  Please submit resume with salary requirements HERE - ARDL Human Resources.


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 part-time (with potential of 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 dewar 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 HERE - ARDL Human Resources.


Executive Assistant - Part-Time

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., an industry-leading independent testing laboratory for rubber, plastic and latex, is looking to fill a part-time (with potential of full-time) Executive Assistant position working in our Chemical Services department.   Candidate must be a self-motivated, detail oriented and energetic team player who will help cultivate a positive work environment.  The individual will be responsible for typing, copying, distributing and filing of reports, maintain billing logs for each project, responsible for shipping and receiving within department, purchase order tracking and requests, maintain current project tracking system. Microsoft office with excel is a plus. Please submit resume with salary requirements HERE - ARDL Human Resources.