Formulation Scientist - US Citizens Only

Hudson, NH

Posted: 12/11/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 531.18DH Pay Rate: 102,000

Formulation Scientist – US Citizens Only

The Formulation Scientist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop a correlation between ink rheology / particle size and icon tool efficiency
  • Characterize, categorize, and develop a full fundamental understanding of their inks and pigments
  • Aid in the generation and evaluation of ink formulation techniques for use in the application of security features in a fast-paced environment to meet deliverable deadlines
  • Be a technical resource to the R&D and Operations teams
  • Support and/or lead the development of focal length correlations to color (wavelength) and develop rigorous correlations between formulation properties and visual results of their products
  • Be well versed in ink formulations technologies with an ability to explain complex processes with simple-to-understand communications to others
  • Work with multi-functional team to maintain and improve formulations and process development while supporting corrective actions in troubleshooting ink or formulation issues as needed
  • Coordinate development, scale-up and validation trials on new products and product modifications

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

JO:  531.18DH


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science or similar discipline required. Masters or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar discipline preferred
  • 5 years progressive experience in R&D, Formulation Development & Process Engineering
  • Experience with Six Sigma / Lean Certification and/or Project Management Certification a plus
  • Experience with color matching and Analysis (Hunter, LAB, particle sizing, rheology, etc.) highly desirable
  • Be a subject matter expert with sharp analytical, trouble-shooting skills using effective analytical tools to successfully complete projects and accomplish day-to-day work
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of ink properties, correlation between wavelength and focal length, as well as the interaction between manufacturing operations and formulation issues
  • Experience and strong working knowledge of analytical equipment (as it relates to ink development) and the development of testing methodology
  • Working knowledge of color formulation and how to control rheology and cure level with an ability to design experiments and run trials to be efficient in the development of formulation data and process improvement
  • This person needs to be creative and innovative! Because their products are used for security purposes, they need to constantly stay ahead of counterfeiters and the competition
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams and/or as individual contributor as required with minimal supervision
  • Experience effectively managing projects and/or project teams through thoughtful facilitation and creative idea exchange in results-oriented environment
  • Great attention to detail with the ability to learn and effectively translate print (ink) quality from specifications to design to production

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

JO:  531.18DH


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