St Louis, MO

Sr Polymer Scientist (Thermoplastics)

Senior Polymer Scientist – St. Louis area

Company:  Our client is a leading producer of polymer materials used in a wide variety of applications and highly regulated markets; they are known for providing innovative solutions to these industries and top-quality products to their customers.  


  • Solid, stable ownership that is investing in growth and innovation.
  • With multiple locations across the US, they are positioned today as an industry leader serving customers where quality, service, and innovation matter. 

How they appreciate their team members:

  • Providing a competitive base salary, incentives and solid benefits that include a great healthcare plan and generous 401k match.
  • Limited bureaucracy that empowers its leaders with a strong culture and core values that drive individual contribution, teamwork, growth, and innovation.


This is a highly visible role within the organization responsible for leading R&D projects of custom formulated polymer materials and products. The R&D Scientist will collaborate with customers and internal resources including sales, operations, and the lab personnel located in their state-of-the-art innovation center.

Location:  St. Louis, MO – in a thriving metropolitan area known for a world-renowned food and entertainment scene, low cost of living, and excellent access to top-tier education. 

To be successful in this critical role:
You must be a hands on and creative Product Development professional motivated to provide innovative solutions for a wide variety of R&D challenges.


  • Experience with developing custom formulations for thermoplastic materials.
  • Plastic converting knowledge or experience is helpful.
  • PhD preferred; minimum BS or MS in engineering, chemistry, polymer science, or another related field is required.
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