Sr. R&D Chemist

Decatur, GA

Posted: 11/08/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 482.18DM Pay Rate: 60,000 - 90,000

Sr. R&D Chemist

The Sr. R&D Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Works at the bench to develop chemical formulations for new or modified products in conformance with corporate design and development procedure
  • Evaluates alternate raw materials or process modifications to optimize product cost and plant efficiency
  • Conducts/coordinates analytical work
  • Maintains complete records of all laboratory work and prepares progress reports delivered in written form or orally
  • Evaluates test results and establishes appropriate course of action
  • Communicates and coordinates effectively with vendors, customers and other departments to insure the timely completion of projects
  • Researches and investigates new technology or new product opportunities that are consistent with the Marketing direction or strategic direction of the company
  • Recommends changes in procedures for development and testing of current or new products
  • Detects, analyzes and solves product problems resulting from field complaints, and/or quality issues
  • Continuously improves skills and overall job knowledge to take on greater responsibilities through training both on the job as well as by external seminars

**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 degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related science
  • Five-Ten years of experience in product development of latex based paints and coatings
  • Comprehensive knowledge of formulation parameters for acrylic, SBR and related latexes
  • Hands on trowel applied experience
  • Capable of working with diverse cross functional product-development teams
  • Ability to develop plans based on stated project objectives
  • Ability to identify new opportunities and recommend appropriate course of action
  • Ability to analyze problems and provide clear recommendations
  • Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision and can manage own workload
  • Able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and PowerPoint preferable
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate leadership potential
  • Team player and self-starter
  • Approximately 10-20% travel

**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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