Lead Chemist

Beloit, WI

Posted: 01/14/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 8.19DH Pay Rate: 60,000 - 100,000

Lead Chemist

The Lead Chemist is responsible for overseeing all lab activities in the R&D and Quality Labs.  This includes:

  • Managing all R&D projects including development of new products and improvement of existing products
  • Support manufacturing regarding any chemistry issues that may come up
  • Oversee the scale-up of new formulations in the plant
  • Travel to customers (no more than 10%) to troubleshoot problems in the field or be on hand for the roll out of a new product
  • Make sure lab equipment is operating properly and recommend new equipment as needed

**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 / dheffernan@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS in Chemistry or related preferred, but will look at a non-degreed chemist with an excellent track record
  • 10+ years of industry experience in formulation through scale-up of surfactant-based products (soaps, personal care products, lubricants, coatings, etc.)
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% (mostly day trips) to see customers
  • Leadership skills! This person will manage all the R&D projects and direct the work of the other chemist (2 right now) in the lab
  • Hands-on – this is a small company and all their employees wear a lot of hats
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent time management skills

**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 / dheffernan@cps4jobs.com.

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Devin Heffernan

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