BS/MS Level Polymer Synthesis Chemist

Schaumburg, IL

Posted: 05/16/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 151.24SK Pay Rate: 70,000 - 90,000 Remote: Experience:

Job Description

BS/MS Level Polymer Synthesis Chemist

Do you have a BS or a MS degree and have done some polymer synthesis work in grad school or at work?  Are you ready for a role with a large and stable company?  This position is open due to promotion and will allow you to learn more about polymer synthesis and enable you to make great products specifically for customers!  Apply today!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Synthesis of solvent-borne & water reducible Alkyd, Saturated Polyester or Solution Acrylic
  • Responsible for completing assigned synthesis related projects that will cover multiple coatings application areas including both architectural and industrial markets
  • Projects include developing new products, modifying existing products to meet the needs of our customers, and providing technical support to our customers as well as manufacturing support
  • This position will interface with Customers, Sales, Manufacturing, Technical Service, Procurement, and other synthesis groups
  • Generation of technical reports, invention disclosures, presentations, and product literature
  • Up to 10% travel to support customers and manufacturing is possible

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

JO:  151.24SK

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in chemistry with 0 to 2 years of synthesis in developing Alkyd, Saturated Polyester, or Solution Acrylic for the coatings market
  • Good structure-property understanding
  • Innovative thinking, technical accomplishments and utilization of analytical tools, technical knowledge, data, and statistical tools to solve technical challenges and enhance chemistries and process development
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SAP preferred

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

JO:  151.24SK

Meet Your Recruiter

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, and more!!
I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients, and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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