PhD Analytical Chemist

Detroit, MI

Posted: 05/07/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 199.19LR Pay Rate: 100,000 - 130,000

PhD Analytical Chemist

The Analytical Scientist supports Research and Development and Manufacturing activities.

  • Understands and used scientific analytical equipment and interprets results
  • Maintain and update knowledge of the most current appropriate analytical methods; modify or adapt known techniques
  • Assess and recommend methods that should be added to improve company analytical capability
  • Typical requirements of standing at laboratory or processing equipment
  • Light to moderate lifting may be required
  • Typical office demands
  • Very adept at maintaining and improving safety requirements in the laboratory and work space

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

JO:  199.19LR



  • PhD Degree in chemistry, polymer science, materials science, chemical engineering, physics, or other appropriate academic discipline
  • Ability to use analytical methods for problem solving
  • Ability to complete advanced analysis using available scientific tools and methods
  • Desire to work in a “hands-on” environment
  • Familiarity with the following techniques is desired:
    • FTIR
    • X-Ray fluorescence spectrometry
    • HPLC
    • GPC
    • Particle size analysis
    • Thermoanalysis as DSC, DMA, TGA, and TMA, Karl Fischer
    • Rheology such as capillary rheometry, parallel plate, cone and plate, etc.
    • Microscopy, including SEM, mechanical and impact testing
  • Must have very good oral and written communication skills
  • Team oriented

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we have been working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  199.19LR


Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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