UV Chemist

Clarksburg, WV

Post Date: 04/25/2018 Job ID: 534.17SK Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 70,000 - 90,000

UV Chemist

The UV Chemist will be responsible for product formulation and scale up assistance, will occasionally talk with customers, but will be based in the lab.  This team is looking for a high performance individual capable of delivering results for the UV Products team.

Candidate is responsible for developing UV Coatings and Adhesives for the packaging market.  The coatings are energy curable and supplied as single or multiple packs depending on the application.  The successful candidate will be capable of handling multiple projects in parallel with variable development timelines depending on the nature of the project and customer expectations.

Candidate is expected to lead/execute his/her projects using a stage gate process from ideation to a successful commercial launch.  Proven experience in printable coatings formulation development and testing is required as well as a good understanding of the chemistry and structure-properties relationships.  The candidate will be expected to use his/her creativity in the product development strategy and help secure the IP related to the work while maintaining an active watch on competitive activities in the field.

  • Responsible for leading projects and timely executing technical work assignments
  • Ensure consideration of economics and environmental, health & safety implications
  • Demonstrating professional expertise in UV coatings formulation and sharing knowledge through coaching, technical reports, team presentations, published articles and/or conference papers
  • Bringing forward new ideas for growth, profitability and productivity and show innovation skills
  • Working both independently and effectively in collaboration with global technical, marketing and sales partners involved in the projects
  • Strong track record of innovation, product development and commercialization including the introduction of key technologies to meet market and customer requirements
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to think strategically about company problems and anticipate future trends and needs
  • Hands on disposition with demonstrated lab skills related to coating formulations (solvent, water, EC). Comfortable working across development and applicable laboratories, process engineering and at customer’s facilities
  • Results oriented with demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion

**If you would like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at 815.756.1221 / skemp@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS/MS with 5-15+ years of development experience in UV curables, can be LED, EB or UV. Emphasis on adhesives, but will also consider a graphic arts UV Chemist for OPV and varnishes, and print receptive coatings
  • Able and comfortable talking to customers to take a team approach to product development
  • Proven applied and theoretical knowledge in UV Materials, Polymers, Adhesives, or Coatings including formulations, and application testing
  • Experience with coating or applications / processes
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proven ability to deliver results in time
  • Demonstrated understanding of chemistry and structure/property relationship in coatings
  • Experience with Quality tools desired. Must show proficiency in role
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to innovate and understanding of patent filing and literature searches

**If you would like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at 815.756.1221 / skemp@cps4jobs.com.

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Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, 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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