Polymer Synthesis Chemist x 2

Clifton, NJ

Posted: 05/15/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 214.18LR Pay Rate: 80,000 - 110,000

Polymer Synthesis Chemist (x2)

The Polymer Synthesis Chemist (x2) will have the following responsibilities:

  • Scouts for new material concepts for suitability via literature, patents, etc. in order to develop approaches that can be used in current and future products
  • Ability to learn to synthesize new materials in order to create prototypes for application feasibility (polymers, composites, sol-gels, etc.)
  • Relate the structures and chemical properties of polymers and/or composite material to define links to critical to quality performance factors
  • Develop and monitor process conditions during the development of new materials that provides for understanding of process dynamics as well as control and reproducibility of key materials parameters
  • Develop and manage material programs with external suppliers and/or university collaborators so as to bring new long term options to development teams where appropriate
  • Uses proper statistical tools in assessing the boundaries or limits of analytical measures
  • Administer the appropriate project management systems to maintain reporting and status updates
  • Summarizes data in reports and/or presentations at regular intervals. Documents experimental work in a lab notebook using established best practices
  • Ensures all ISO requirements are met and produces the necessary documentation to maintain compliance
  • Follows Chemical Hygiene plan and looks for safety
  • Provides regular verbal and written project/results updates and communicate timeline/status for assigned tasks
  • Develop a strong working relationship in which he/she learns from experienced scientists how to develop testing protocols
  • Develop an integrated knowledge of product formulation and component level understanding of material contributions to performance targets in order to support new product design by development teams
  • Works closely with engineers to safely and efficiently scale up new materials. Guides the appropriate testing in process and sets final QC measures

**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 / larry@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Chemistry with 15+ years of industrial experience with material development particularly involving synthesis of new polymers; or MS in Chemistry with 7+ years of industrial experience with material development particularly involving synthesis of new polymers; or PhD in Chemistry with 2+ years of industrial experience with material development particularly involving synthesis of new polymers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creative thinker and excellent problem solver
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and handle multiple projects. Proven ability to deliver results in time

**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 / larry@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  214.18LR

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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

 

For more information please reach out!

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