Coatings Chemist

Summitt, AZ

Posted: 01/31/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 32.19TM Pay Rate: 65,000 - 125,000

Coatings Chemist

This position is primarily responsible for raw material evaluations, product formulation, new product development, product improvement, testing, interpretation of results, reporting of findings and recommendations to Management.  The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and/or improve products to meet customer and market needs
  • Assist in conducting exploratory and applied research to develop commercial products
  • Stay on top of new technological advancements in the field of elastomeric coatings
  • Assist in developing product technical literature
  • Preparation of lab synthesized samples for customer evaluations
  • Learn new topics and techniques through internal and external training and participation in industry conferences
  • Applies creativity and innovation in developing new or improved products and in problem solving

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

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Requirements:

  • Degree in Chemistry or related (MS preferred)
  • 3 or more years of industry experience formulating architectural coatings – latex acrylic paint, acrylic polymers, vinyl acetate resins
  • Rheology experience
  • Ability to be creative and deliver results – this is a new architectural coatings product line for company. The person in this role will do some work with existing products, but their focus will be the new product line
  • Fundamental understanding and knowledge of polymerization reaction mechanisms, catalysts, polymer structure, rheology, testing and characterization methodologies
  • Familiarity with basic physical, chemical and analytical techniques for polymer characterization. Understanding of safe laboratory practices
  • Compliance with laboratory Health, Safety and Environmental rules and regulations
  • Proficient in MS Office Basic Computer skills MS Office, Chemical Modeling, DOE experience
  • Strong motivation to create new products
  • Excellent communication skills oral and written
  • Ability to effectively multitask and manage projects
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to achieve goals

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

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