Product Development Scientist

Minneapolis, MN

Posted: 02/23/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 10.23DM Experience:

Job Description

Product Development Scientist

This is an opportunity for applied material research in a fast-growing technology.  Leverage particle science, innovative filler, resin, and composites experience to create valuable products you drive from idea to scale-up.

  • Lead R&D for thermal interface materials used widely in electronics including fast growth sectors like 5G Telecom, electric vehicles, and autonomous driving systems
  • Proactively develops new thermally conductive materials and leads projects that generate a competitive edge in the electronics industry
  • Technical expert in polymer chemistries, polymer network physics, highly filled suspension rheology, and/or resin cure chemistry
  • Manages technical aspects of project within stage gate system in conjunction with professional project manager
  • Translates customer and market feedback into technical specifications and develops product formulations and applicable data packages for specific customers and general market
  • Reads and interprets patents, examines new product concepts and technology, and determines how to improve or utilize technology
  • Generates intellectual property in the form of patents, trade secrets, and formulation know how

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at

JO:  10.23DM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science, or related fields, with a minimum of 3 years' work experience in product development, or M.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science, or related fields and a minimum of 5 years of product development experience
  • Deep understanding of heat transfer materials and thermal interface products. Broad based knowledge of polymer science, including polymer chemistry, structure property relationships, rheology, bulk and adhesive mechanics of soft materials
  • An understanding of the requirements of applications and assemblies in the electronics industry

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at

JO:  10.23DM

Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional since 1996 with experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Executive to Entry level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, and more!

I have been very successful at bringing top valued talent to my clients and providing expert level guidance to candidates in their career searches.

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