Houston, TX

Posted: 10/06/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 304.23DM Pay Rate: 65,000 - 75,000 Remote: Experience:

Job Description


Large specialty chemical company is looking for a Technical Specialist with a BS degree or higher in the sciences and 2 or more years of experience in polymer coatings testing and development.  This is an excellent early career opportunity to work with a world-class global chemical company that offers fantastic benefits including a bonus program.  Local candidates only.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Delivering project results on time, ensuring quality and feasibility, according to business needs
  • Developing new products and technologies
  • Developing a fundamental understanding of key coating attributes
  • Testing/support of existing technologies, products, and processes
  • Correct use of methodologies, tools, and systems
  • Protection of company technologies
  • Maintains and promotes a safe work environment and complies with safety policies and procedures. Follows safe work practices for personal and equipment safety, in both the laboratory and in the field.  End results are zero or minimum safety incidents and a clean, orderly working environment
  • Conducts a significant level of formulation or technical work (in the lab) as defined in the project plan
  • Asks appropriate questions to clarify requirements, expectations, and critical performance parameters
  • Documents (lab) results, visits, etc. through appropriate reporting systems
  • Is familiar with and applies relevant experimental, development, and/or analytical approaches and techniques
  • Contribute to test method development as needed, in order to better understand and evaluate coating properties and performance
  • Effectively collate and report results and propose conclusions and recommendations within agreed timescales using appropriate methods. Explains function/technical concepts in a way that the technical team understands their value

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

JO:  304.23DM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS Science with 2+ years coating formulation and testing

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

JO:  304.23DM

Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional since 1996 with experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Executive to Entry level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, and more!

I have been very successful at bringing top valued talent to my clients and providing expert level guidance to candidates in their career searches.

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