DuPont Laboratory Technician, Kevlar®, Nomex® in Wilmington, Delaware

Laboratory Technician, Kevlar®, Nomex® (Job Number: 194276W-01)


Laboratory Technician, Kevlar®, Nomex®

DuPont Safety & Construction (S&C) is seeking a highly motivated individual who will be supporting the development of commercial applications for DuPont™ Kevlar ® and Nomex® in the field of mechanical protection, apparel protection and composite structures.

The Primary responsibility of this role is to provide Technical support and innovation on new product/process developments to meet customer needs in Protective Apparel solutions primarily working on well-known products like Kevlar® and Nomex®. Development will range from research scale prototyping of new materials to fast large-scale product improvements.



  • Perform under minimum supervision complex technical operations and/or tests to provide prototype samples and/or data,

  • Solve technical problems and support development programs.

  • Coordinate and execute work requests and independently write reports.

  • Comply with safety guidelines, business ethics and internal control processes

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

  • Effective time management skills with multiple projects

  • Demonstrated capability as a ‘hands-on’ experimentalist

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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  • BS/MS Degree in mechanical engineering or materials science with experience on spinning and/or weaving of short and long staple fibers, or equivalent technical textile education including composites with minimum two years of practical experience will be a plus.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Good analytical, problem solving skills.

  • Ability to rapidly establish strong relationships with value chain partners and end use customers.

  • Ability to communicate with customers and all levels of the organization, both verbal and written.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Location: Wilmington Delaware USA

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Safety & Construction

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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