synthetic materials engineer




Synthetic materials engineers develop new synthetic materials processes or improve existing ones. They design and construct installations and machines for the production of synthetic materials and examine samples of raw materials in order to ensure quality.

Alternative label

  • plastics quality engineer

  • polymers research engineer

  • plastics development engineer

  • plastics engineer

  • polymers quality engineer

  • plastics research engineer

  • synthetic materials production engineer

  • polymers engineer

  • polymers production engineer

  • synthetic materials research engineer

  • plastics production engineer

  • polymers development engineer

  • synthetic materials development engineer

  • synthetic materials quality engineer

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