R&D Scientist - Emulsion Polymer Scientist

Kenosha, WI

Posted: 02/23/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 537.22SS Pay Rate: 140,000 - 150,000 Experience:

Job Description

R&D Scientist – Emulsion Polymer Scientist

The duties of the R&D Scientist – Emulsion Polymer Scientist will include:

  • Design and develop new emulsion polymer for coatings, sealant and adhesive applications, monitor technology trends and developments in coatings applications, and identify new technologies for waterborne coatings while exploring feasibility of novel polymer chemistries
  • Utilize scientific methodology practices for planning and executing experimental development of new initiatives from early concept to commercialization
  • Utilize efficient methodology and sound technical principals to help solve product and manufacturing problems
  • Monitor and supervise all stages of product development, from lab to production-scale batches
  • Collaborate with supply chain to identify and evaluate new and alternative materials
  • Maintain understanding of the competitive and supplier IP landscapes, analyze industry trends and emerging technologies

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at ssapita@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  537.22SS

Job Requirements

Technical Skills:

  • B.S. or higher degree in chemistry (M.Sc/Ph.D. is preferred) or related field with some working experience in emulsion polymer development and commercialization
  • Expert knowledge in emulsion polymers, ability to provide technical leadership to the polymer R&D teams
  • Ability to prove and develop commercial products from concept
  • Strong and proven project management skills, and ability to influence and lead technical teams
  • Highly capable of managing complex and multiple projects, prioritizing and meeting timelines
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, using scientific and analytical tools in developing polymers
  • Strong organization skills, detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Possess outstanding communication skills – both oral and written, ability to communicate clearly and candidly the scientific concepts, project status, effectively fostering collaborative relationships at all organizational levels

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at ssapita@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  537.22SS


Meet Your Recruiter

Steve Sapita
Senior Technical Recruiter

SPECIALTIES:  All Industrial Research & Development Laboratory related positions including: Formulation Chemist; Synthetic Chemist; R & D Leadership; Analytical Chemistry; Technical Service; Regulatory; Project Mangers; Process Chemistry; Environmental and Health; Quality Positions; Material Scientist. 

EXPERIENCE:  My area of specialty includes: Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Specialty Chemicals, Building Materials, Polymers, Petrochemical, Agrochemical; Surface Cleaners; Ink; Surfactants; Resins. 

The levels of candidates that I place include Chemists; Sr Chemists; Innovation; Directors; Quality Professionals; Technical Service Professionals; Production Supervisors; EHS Specialists; Scientist; Regulatory Professionals; and Laboratory Support Personnel.  

I’M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE:  There’s no better feeling than helping someone realize their potential by assisting them in advancing their career.  I love making that connection!  My goal is to consistently build long lasting relationships with both my clients and my applicants.

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE:  I pride myself on the quality of my work and I truly CARE about their needs.  The better I know them, the better my understanding is as to who would fit their needs.

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