R&D Specialist, Industrial Chemical/Plastics

Department / Département: Research & Development
Job Type / Type d'emploi: Full Time
Location / Emplacement: Saint-Laurent - QC

Looking for an opportunity to join a great company whose core purpose is to power the visionaries of this world by delivering them cutting edge infrastructure technology solutions that are tailored to their needs, quickly, reliably and cost efficiently.

As a cutting-edge Montreal-based technology company, Hypertec is a global provider of information technology products and services. Its strategic divisions serve more than 3,000 customers in over 70 countries. Its solutions are employed by organizations from small to large in sectors including cloud providers, media and entertainment, financial services, aerospace, engineering, healthcare, government and education.

To keep up with our rapid growth, we are looking for a R&D Specialist, Industrial Chemical/Plastics to join our growing team, all while being a leading example of our company culture.


  • Report on the objectives and deliverables to be achieved regarding the division of work;
  • Maintain good business practices and acumen;
  • Responsible for various formulations, mold designs and compositions / recipes;
  • Participating in testing, modification and pre-production of various system;
  • Report on the management of resources associated with different R&D projects;
  • Participate in improving practices and processes within the team;
  • Responsible for executing theoretical calculations and design work;
  • Convert theory to practice from design to real prototypes;
  • Troubleshoot various problems from testing, chemical formulas to real prototype designs;
  • Dedication to tasks and project completion.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical / Material Science / Plastics engineering or equivalent work experience (an asset);
  • Experience of at least 5-7 years in similar functions;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic vision and ability to set priorities and make decisions quickly;
  • Curiosity and excellent adaptability to an evolving and complex environment;
  • Ability to stimulate, but also to channel creativity into research & development projects;
  • Very good understanding of the scientific method and how to problem solve complex issues;
  • Real world hands-on experience with various processes such as;
    • Core research and chemical compositions of various materials (basic level)
    • Formulation and testing experience
    • various rheological coatings; solvents, adhesives, paints & polymers, etc.
    • various industry standards (ASTM, UL, CSA, CGSB, FCC, ROHS, etc.)
    • various industry codes & specifications
  • Clear & concise communication skills that are dynamic and creative in English as a minimal requirement, bilingualism is an asset (French, English);
  • Mastery of modern industrial engineering tools; (software, hardware, hand tools and processes)
  • Strong analytical and strategic interpretation of results;
  • Excellent ability to manage priorities.


  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • Competitive compensation package
  • On-site cafeteria
  • Free access to our 24/7, fully equipped gym + trainer
  • BBQ, theme days and other employee engagement events
  • Career advancement opportunities

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Hypertec is an equal opportunity employer.

Hypertec evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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