Research and Development Chemist

Greater Cleveland Area, OH

Posted: 03/30/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 116.23AM Experience:

Job Description

Research and Development Chemist

Small family-owned company looking for a local masters/PhD chemist with experience in formulation.  An excellent opportunity to develop technology and scale it up!

The duties and responsibilities of the Research and Development Chemist will include:

  • Formulate new coating product prototypes and evaluate them for chemical and physical properties, performance, and stability
  • Improve current formulations of products when needed
  • Research product formulations and properties of raw materials
  • Prepare and provide samples for customer field testing
  • Establish product specifications and procedures as required for R&D projects
  • Support scale-ups from prototype to commercial manufacture
  • Obtain process technology and equipment information for production
  • Obtain data and information required for regulatory submissions and patent applications
  • Support on technical service for operations and consumer relations
  • Conduct research and field evaluations on new products
  • Provide technical and supervisory support within laboratory and other departments as required
  • Coordinate research and development activities within all organizational departments
  • Develop reports and documents detailing project processes, results, and conclusions
  • Attend coatings focused conferences to stay up to date on technology in the field and to develop industry relationships. Less than 10% travel
  • Maintain supplier relationships
  • Adhere to all company safety guidelines and maintain a safe work environment

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

JO:  116.23AM

Job Requirements

Technical Requirements:

  • BA or BS in science related field, preferably chemistry related major
  • MS or PhD in chemistry related field preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience performing formulation or R&D position
  • Basic knowledge of formulation and experimental design
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Ability to interface with different business units to satisfy customer requests
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate records
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem-solving and decision-making abilities; ability to function independently with little supervision

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

JO:  116.23AM

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Alicia Mytnik
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