Plant Chemist

Bloomington, IN 47408

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 79.18SK Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals

Plant Chemist

The Plant Chemist is primarily responsible for providing hands-on technical support to manufacturing through scale-ups, troubleshooting, lab experiments, and by providing technical expertise and making recommendations for various phases of production.  Will use your technical experience to play a major role in aiding production departments in the manufacture of industrial coatings to satisfy customer requirements to achieve growth, according with the Industrial Coatings business vision, values and strategy.

*Responsible for processability of formulas, control of variances and elimination of defective or sub-standard products

*Execute all technical related activities related to manufacturing zero-defects products with a high sense of urgency in support of the Industrial Coatings growth strategy, with responsibility for product decisions and analysis, in order to satisfy customer requirements

*Address quickly all local and on-line issues due to product manufacturing issues

*Use experience to independently lay out plans and experiments to be run, and solves problems through the creative use of technical and scientific knowledge

*Handle multiple projects concurrently and complex activities

*Interact effectively with other functions, integrate input from various sources and adapt accordingly to achieve success.  May also need to interact efficiently with customers

*Promote experimental design where/when it applies

*Capable of utilizing the computer system.  Understand databases and ability to manipulate them.  Ability to prepare a variety of reports for both internal and external use

*May need to provide training to production people if required

*Efficiently utilize and optimize resources, equipment, materials, budget, formulation practices to deliver the business objectives related to sales, profitability, quality, cost and responsiveness and to best support the Industrial Coatings business model

*Strive for a product leadership position in the marketplace

*Drive compliance with company Environmental, Health and Safety policies

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].
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*Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline (i.E. Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering)

*Minimum of 3+ years of experience in coatings technology

*Experience in coil technology and its manufacturing principles is preferred but not required

*Demonstrated and strong technical and leadership capability

*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

*Ability to work in a dynamic and high pressure environment with competing priorities

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join]
JO:  79.18SK

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, 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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