Senior Chemist, Industrial Adhesives

Milwaukee, WI 53201

Post Date: 04/17/2018 Job ID: 154.18DM Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 90,000 - 95,000

Senior Chemist, Industrial Adhesives

The Senior Chemist, Industrial Adhesives will be responsible for leading the research and development effort for polyester, solvent-based and water-based adhesives, for industrial adhesive applications.  This position may have a lab technician or chemist reporting directly.

*Lead new product development and product maintenance projects that are aligned with the business objectives of the Industrial Adhesives division

*Proactively seek out new raw materials and foster deep technical relationships with technical counterparts at both current and new suppliers

*Effectively teach/train adhesive technology with a high level of understanding via presentations at customer locations and company’s sponsored training programs

*Be a key Product Development contact with Technical Service, Sales and Marketing

*Use design of experiments (DOEs) and scientific method to validate conclusions

*Ability to travel 10-20% of the time

*Develop new products / processes and support current products

*Performing, managing and leading technical development projects that support the business objectives

*Additional critical activities include working closely with the key market segment teams, customers, manufacturing, upstream R&D and suppliers to deliver smart adhesive solutions to the market




*Minimum of BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science or Material Science

*7-15 years of experience in polymer product development for adhesives, coatings or related field

*Experience with polyester, solvent-based or water-based adhesives preferred

*Strong project management skills and experience strongly preferred

*Able to manage multiple complex projects in a cross-functional team environment

*Accuracy and attention to detail

 **If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  154.18DM


Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 22 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, 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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