Rome, GA

Posted: 07/23/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 319.18DM Pay Rate: 50,000 - 65,000


The Chemist is responsible for proactive Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) formulation development and performance testing for the PSA industry.

  • New product development and existing product improvement and testing
  • Product manufacturing scale-up
  • Investigate and implement avenues to simplify formulations and improve efficiency
  • Interface Quality Management activities related to lab and product manufacturing
  • Computer Formulation Entry / QC test procedure revisions and implementation
  • Provide recommendations concerning equipment needed for processing efficiency
  • Apply lab procedures, good chemical hygiene practices and able to detect potential problems in development of new products improving current products
  • Hands-on chemist with demonstrated history of successfully solving problems and commercializing products, including research / product development, scale up and commercialization

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at 815.756.1221 /

**There is no sponsorship available for this position, must be authorized to work in the US.

JO:  319.18DM


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering
  • 2-5 years of experience in related areas such as water based adhesives or coatings
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, trouble-shooter, excellent computer skills including knowledge of MS Office Professional Products
  • Organization, planning, strategic thinking, and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done. A go getter
  • An appreciation of laboratory safety, environmental issues, and environmentally responsible products
  • Commitment to company values, strong ethics related to confidentiality and non-disclosure of IP
  • Good communication and effective team player

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  319.18DM


Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 22 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, 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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