Polymer Scientist Resume

Brent Ruggieri

621 Hannah Street

Morganton, NC 28655



Job Objective To obtain a Polymer Scientist position that fully utilizes my experience and abilities.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of research, formulation, processing and validation of polymer materials
  • Sound knowledge of polymer testing, analysis and characterization, and commercialization methods
  • Commendable knowledge of epoxy resins, PVC, polymer nana-composites and plastics recycling
  • Familiarity with working with radiation curing technology, coatings and adhesives
  • Ability to communicate with clients and deliver scientific presentations to them
  • Ability to develop and execute experiments related to polymer materials

Professional Experience:

Polymer Scientist

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Morganton, NC

August 2012 – Present


  • Researched, developed, evaluated, and improved all polymers and related products.
  • Wrote product specifications and sourced appropriate raw materials.
  • Conducted characterization of polymer materials and tested all final products.
  • Liaised with production team on shop floor and executedcommercial trials.
  • Developed and maintained strong professional relationships with in-house and outside scientists.
  • Maintained safety of the lab and oversaw safe operation of lab facilities.

Polymer Scientist

Axalta Coating Systems, Morganton, NC

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Developed, synthesized, and characterized new polymer materials and products.
  • Authored,implemented,and reviewed SOPs,research plans, and technical papers.
  • Supported and assisted in new product developments and existing product improvements.
  • Prepared and maintained timely and accurate records of experiments, test results, conclusions,and project updates.
  • Operated and maintained laboratory instrumentation, in an efficient manner.
  • Interpreted and followed material handling & storage based environmental and safety regulations.


Master’s Degree in Polymer Science & Engineering

Florida International University, Miami, FL

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