Jeff Marek manages daily laboratory operations and is experienced in performing standard laboratory tests for rubber and polymeric materials and designing custom testing protocols to solve specific issues for clients in all industries. Since joining the Smithers team in 2010, Jeff has increased laboratory efficiency by harnessing the individual strengths of his team and building systems that ensure constant improvement.
Expertise: Physical/Mechanical Testing of Rubber and Polymers
Qualifications and Professional Accreditation
Prior to joining the Smithers team in 2010, Jeff worked as an area manager, a development engineer, and a materials and compounding technician for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. He has a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in mechanical engineering technology from the University of Akron.