PI Materials Chemist

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Continental Tire has been around for 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mount Vernon, IL location is seeking Chemist. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


In this position, the chemist will become well versed in rubber processing, manufacturing of tires and the various staff and line functions of the plant.  Will assist other Senior Chemists and become familiar with chemist functions by doing factory formulations, updates, performing plant process evaluations and performing specials projects as requested.

  1. Creation and translation of corporate specification to plant capabilities and equipment.
  2. Perform evaluations of materials and compounds.
  3. Learn to disposition suspicious compounds and components.
  4. Assist in troubleshooting and solving manufacturing issues.
  5. Perform work in either the CVT or PLT side of the plant.
  6. Issue written technical report
  7. Develop computer skills required for specification creation and data collection.
  8. Audit plant conformance to technical specifications and standards.
  9. Become familiar with the economics of manufacturing and assist in control of green and cured waste.
  10. Training and learning responsibilities of the PI materials department. Learning the practices and manufacturing procedure associated to the PI materials group.
  11. Attend BT2 meetings as required.
  12. Perform other duties as required by the PI Materials Manager.

NOTE: May not be inclusive of all work required and may be updated as needed.

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Tvoj profil

Basic Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Engineering

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Continental is not able to offer visa support.

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Naša ponuda

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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O nama

Company Description

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2023, Continental generated preliminary sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility. 

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