Rubber technologist

The rubber technologist usually specializes in one of the following areas of the rubber industry:
product and production control:  this entails drawing up standard formulae for the production of rubber products based on laboratory experimentation
Product development:  here the rubber technologist is involved in the design of new rubber products.  Planning is done in co-operation with engineers, draughtsmen and consumers in the mining, chemical and automotive industry.  A prototype is made and tested to ensure it complies with the requirements.
Quality control:  control of the rubber manufacturing process and ensuring that quality standards are maintained throughout.
Sales:  the rubber technologist gives technical advice to customers and may be involved in work studies, technical writing, purchasing, market research, training and sales of rubber products.

Maths Required Qualification Required Science Required