Sr. Research and Development Chemist

Lake Geneva, WI

Posted: 06/17/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 178.24AM Pay Rate: 75,000 - 90,000 Remote: Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Research and Development Chemist

Specialty chemical company is looking for an experienced senior research chemist to join their team.  If you have a degree in Chemistry, have worked with food / paper coatings performing formulation, running projects and supervising others, this could be a great opportunity for you.  The company offers competitive benefits, growth opportunities, and is working on sustainable products.


  • Lead or take initiative in problem solving of customer issues using appropriate methodology
  • Owns multiple and varied projects with little to no direction
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of formulation approaches in various areas of product portfolios, such as, emulsions, dispersions, suspensions, coatings
  • Work with outside manufacturers when necessary to coordinate prototypes and samples
  • Develops new approaches for the delivery of the projects
  • Stays up to date on the developments in the scientific field and continues to demonstrate continuous performance improvement
  • Take leadership role for method validation, protocol writing and other technical reporting as required
  • Develop novel products to support the growth of the company and work with transitions across departments for commercial launch
  • Assist in training employees (new hire and refresher); communicating with management to identify areas for improvement
  • Assist in efforts to manage Vendor / Supplier System and Approved Material System; reviewing, approving, documenting proposed and existing suppliers (as needed)
  • Complete customer requests for documentation, samples, and new product development (as needed)
  • Perform batch validation testing, corrections, and documentation (COA, etc.) in support of new products or business opportunities
  • Maintain laboratory records following AMSI retention policies or practices
  • Coordinate sampling and testing with outside laboratories (as needed) as they pertain to R&D functions
  • Maintain quality / lab equipment calibrations and documentation of same
  • General upkeep and supply of the assigned lab and work area (cleanliness, inventory of materials needed, resupply materials as necessary, etc.)
  • Other similar tasks as assigned by management

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

JO:  178.24AM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in science or engineering (preferably chemistry)
  • 5+ years in a similar role for chemical manufacturer
  • Familiarity with chemical handling and instrumental techniques used in development of new or improving existing product
  • Familiar with company concepts, practices and procedures
  • All staff must report food safety and quality problems to personnel that can initiate action

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

JO:  178.24AM

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