Sr. Chemist

Noblesville, IN

Posted: 11/08/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 163.18DM Pay Rate: 110,000 - 130,000

Sr. Chemist

The Sr. Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Partner with analytical, regulatory, field biology and commercial functions to develop industry leading seed treatment formulations that offer superior quality and stability
  • Demonstrate expertise in fungicides, insecticides, polymers, and colorants to develop formulations with multiple active ingredients and/or biologicals
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute a strategic formulation technology plan for next-generation seed-applied formulation product development capabilities and expertise
  • Influence development of equipment and test methods to support world class seed treatment offerings that provide customer and regulatory advantages. This could include methodologies to assess plantability and flowability, coating homogeneity, dust prevention technologies, etc.
  • Training and development of a team of scientists in the practice and application of seed-applied technologies
  • Develop proprietary technology positions for the seed-applied technologies organization through partnership with external companies or universities, competitive analysis, in-licensing, as well as development of new, differentiated intellectual property
  • Participation in key internal and external technical forums and symposia targeted at creating leadership positions for formulation science and seed treatment products

**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 / dmaxwell@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in chemistry, chemical engineering, material science or related field and 4+ years related industrial experience. Alternatively, a Ph.D. in a relevant field will be considered.  A strong product development and entrepreneurial mindset is critical
  • Knowledge of agricultural formulations related to seed treatment is required
  • Proven leadership in the commercial introduction of new technologies into the marketplace, including ability to build strong relationships with customers and commercial teams
  • Demonstrated ability and passion in working collaboratively with global and cross-functional teams, including commercial, technical, operations, marketing and regulatory components
  • Track record of innovative product/technology development and using a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving and opportunity development
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, responsiveness and ability to prioritize
  • Strong business acumen is a requirement
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proven track record of original research contributions, including development of intellectual property and experience in publishing and presenting technical papers in scientific journals and at professional symposia is important
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to successfully partner with team members and stakeholders (sales, marketing, R&D, regulatory, product stewards, etc.) for multiple backgrounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to clearly articulate the value of technology when talking with customers

**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 / dmaxwell@cps4jobs.com.

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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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