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Engineer, Extrudsion/Molding/Testing






Extrudsion/Molding/Testing Engineer,

Position ID:


Org Unit:

Core Growth & Operations


Selkirk, NY

Hiring Manager:

David deMoulpied

Job Grade/Salary Range

Grade 10-11 / $86,000 - $105,000


Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

This position is a critical part of our product development lab, and will be responsible for the development of injection molding conditions for highly filled compounds for both in-house testing and customer applications; hands-on execution of molding projects that require such development. 



How You Can Be the Impact

  • Provide injection molding expertise during the product development process.
  • Provide mold tooling design expertise as needed to develop new or modify existing tooling to enable new testing capabilities or enable new materials to mold satisfactorily.
  • Work with product developers to define and optimize molding conditions for new products and product platforms using designed experiments and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Translate optimized molding conditions for new products into written standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for the local product development labs and provide support.
  • Translate optimized molding conditions for new product into written standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for Manufacturing Quality Control and provide support.
  • Support external/customer molding trials if needed, and act as a resource for customers and other SABIC team members.
  • Evaluate alternative conversion processes beyond injection molding and interface with Global Application Technology team.
  • Providing molding training/support to local lab technicians and develop/maintain training materials.
  • Evaluate and implement new molding technologies.
  • Own capital expenditure projects for identifying, specifying and purchasing new molding equipment, ancillary equipment and tooling.


What Matters to SABIC

BS/BA degree in polymers or materials science or engineering; chemical engineering; mechanical engineering; or related major.  Alternatively, at least 5 years of applied industrial experience in an injection molding environment.

• Expertise in injection molding processes, equipment and tooling

• Hands-on experience setting up and operating injection molding machines

• Knowledge of mold design with ability to identify and correct mold design issues impacting the performance and appearance of molded parts

• Demonstrated ability to identify and evaluate new molding technology
• Excellent math skills including algebra
• Demonstrated excellent organization skills and record keeping
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills
• Work overtime as required
• Proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft business/technical and Excel basics software
• Ability to lift 50 pounds occasionally
• Willing to travel 10% (potentially up to 20%) time to other SABIC sites globally or to external vendors and customers


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.



Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work (e.g. Monday – Friday)] during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.






Nearest Major Market: Albany