Chemist / Sr. Chemist

Frankfort, IN

Posted: 09/19/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 414.18CM Pay Rate: 50,000 - 85,000

Chemist / Sr. Chemist

The position is responsible for product development, formula transfer and technical support activities to ensure product integrity and customer expectations are maintained.

  • Responsible for performing all functions of adhering to all company internal processes for the product development, formula transfer and technical support. This includes management of company documents, data/results generated, system formulas, etc.
  • The position is responsible for working with raw material suppliers and outside vendors to assess new approaches to product design, manufacturing, and performance
  • The individual must be proactive, goal-oriented and self-directed to foster teamwork and create an environment for success. Maintains close working relationship with Group Leader, Technical Director and other members of the company to create and foster a highly interactive team environment
  • Responsible to provide technical knowledge and training to both internal and external customers as needed. Performs additional and other duties when required to support the growth and interests of the organization, including but not limited to supporting customer line trials, attending offsite technical training, participating in overseas company training, giving product presentations, etc.
  • Promotes and practices the elements of ISO/TS16949 by being familiar with its philosophy and disciplines. This position also has the responsibility and authority to prevent the occurrence of product non-conformity
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to rules and regulations pertaining to Safety (OSHA) and Indiana Federal Environmental (IDEM/EPA). Responsible for handling Hazardous Waste throughout all processes including identifying waste properly, reducing the amount of waste generated, maintaining of satellite areas and understanding company rules and regulations pertaining to Hazardous Waste
  • Performs additional and other duties when required to support the growth and interests of the organization

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Polymer Science
  • 5+ years’ experience in automotive coatings formulation, could be plastic or metal
  • Candidate having knowledge of defects in the automotive industry would be ideal
  • Technical ability to solve formulation issues
  • Driver, go getter personality that is able to articulate their technical capabilities
  • Color experience would be beneficial
  • Spanish, Chinese, or German is a plus
  • Someone with water formulation would be ideal, but solvent would also be considered
  • Someone that can learn a new technology and see it all the way through the end of the process

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:

 


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 

 

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technology.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value to each other immediately and in the future.   

 

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!

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