Materials Engineer/Chemist/Plastic & Composites Expert

Do you have extensive experience in the failure analysis of plastics and polymers?

Would you like to apply your knowledge to other industries, in an intellectually stimulating and interesting way?

We are looking for a Chemist/Materials Engineer with broad design and manufacturing expertise to join our national Materials Science practice group.

The Materials Engineer/Polymer Chemist will investigate failures involving a wide variety of products and materials across a multitude of industries, from consumer products, to building materials, to automotive and aviation materials. No two cases are quite the same. The expert will be tasked with applying their careers worth of knowledge, training, and experience to provide scientifically supported investigation, analysis, reports, and testimony to help resolve civil litigation and insurance claims involving personal injury and product liability analysis.

Expertise must include hands-on material failure experience and in-depth knowledge of operational safety issues and manufacturing standards of care.

This position is available immediately on a part time basis.


Near any of our regional offices.


  • Degree in Chemistry or Engineering
  • Graduate degree highly preferred
  • Ability to obtain P.E. License if Engineer by education and training
  • 15+ years hands-on experience
  • Expertise in Plastics & Polymers
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a comprehensive team
  • Excellent technical, analytical, writing, and communication skills

About Us:

Robson Forensic is a multi-disciplinary forensic engineering firm with offices throughout the U.S. Our experts are seasoned, skilled professionals with impeccable academic and professional credentials working in an aggressive, competitive and serious environment. Experts at Robson Forensic also work alongside numerous highly respected experts from multiple areas in industry and academia. Robson Forensic supports each expert with extensive technical and academic resources, and provides a unique working dynamic that blends collaboration and autonomy.

Due to the seriousness and severity of our work, we do stringent background checks on all our candidates. Candidates are required to pass a drug, background, and reference check prior to their final interview.

Please be cognizant that we will be checking all aspects of your CV to make sure the information included is verifiable.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position, and meet our minimum requirements, please click here to apply. A resume and cover letter outlining your professional experience are required.