Analytical / R&D Chemist

Flat Rock, MI

Posted: 11/07/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 332.23TM Experience:

Job Description

Analytical / R&D Chemist

Privately owned coatings manufacturer is seeking a Chemist to test and develop products for customers.  Work on a wide variety of coatings and chemistries.  Opportunities for increased responsibility within the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead formulation efforts including raw material selection, sample preparation, application testing, and data analysis as defined by key stakeholders (Sales, Product Management, Operations)
  • Accurate documentation and effective communication of results, including the ability to problem solve and interpret findings to identify next steps
  • Able to work directly with vendors to order samples and get raw material recommendations
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders including the customer as needed for a project
  • Proactively manage raw material alternative / consolidation projects
  • Oversee Quality Control for daily production (testing of physical properties and application performance)

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at

JO:  332.23TM


Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS in a STEM field (chemistry, material science, or chemical engineering preferred), or equivalent relevant formulating experience
  • 3+ years of coatings formulating experience with knowledge of 2K Urethane, and/or UV coating systems a plus

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at

JO:  332.23TM

Meet Your Recruiter

Tory Mack
Technical Recruiter

What I Do:

I am proud to be part of the CPS flagship division, Industrial Laboratory. Our company started in order to serve the industrial chemicals industry, one of the backbones of the U.S. economy, by bringing together talented technical specialists with the companies that need them. I recruit and place people in the following positions:

  • Formulation/Product Development
  • Organic and Polymer Synthesis
  • Application Chemistry
  • Technical Service
  • Process Chemistry
  • Analytical/Method Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Group Leader/R&D Manager

My Recruiting Philosophy:

When working with you as a candidate I have 3 goals:

Listen and ask questions to find out what the right opportunities look like for you

Connect you with active openings and interested companies based on your criteria

Educate you throughout the interview process to help you become a standout candidate for each individual opportunity

About Me:

I grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to the greater Chicago area 10 years ago. My education is in opera and music, so I enjoy anything and everything related to the arts! I love helping people through recruiting – I believe the right career move is one of the most important decisions a person can make and it is a privilege to be a part of that process.

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