UV Ink Chemist

New York, NY

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 88.18LR Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals

UV Ink Chemist

The UV Ink Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

*Independently formulates and tests products for market segments served by energy curable products, products include formulated inks and coatings

*This individual must also possess and promote an understanding of product design-performance interrelationships, including the chemistry, engineering and physics of formulated products.  Solutions need to be practical, thorough, imaginative and data-driven

*This role requires 5-10% travel

*Design of formulated inks and coatings for maximum performance at minimum cost

*Preparation of lab-scale formulations for short-and long-term platforms and product development

*Scientific analysis of new product formulations

*Short-term troubleshooting to address customer complaints, as well as performance refinement needs

*Project Management, including business support, core maintenance and product development

*Support and promotion of company's quality and continuous improvement culture, e.G., ISO, Six Sigma, DfSS

*Serves as a technical interface for product scale-up, as well as customer and vendor meetings and pilot trials

*Accountable for good housekeeping and proper safety procedures in accordance to company standards

*Documents work in laboratory notebook and manages projects in the Global Product Management (GPM) portal

*Helps establish product / project attributes which are Critical to Quality (CTS's)

*Writes technical reports

*Acquires formulating knowledge and skills with regard to raw materials, materials processing and product performance requirements required to reduce to practice formulations that meet project CTQs

*Provides technical expertise / assistance to Technology and Product Management

*May train others

*Initiates and administers codes

*Interacts with Gatekeepers (Product Management, Technical, Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing, etc.) to set project goals and direction

*Monitors trials and pilot plant runs

*5-10% travel
**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].
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*BS in Chemistry or a suitable science-related field

*5+ years of Energy Curable experience

*Methodical experimenter

*Motivated to learn new concepts, techniques and practices

*Ability to work successfully in a cross-functional team

*Excellent analytical / problem solving skills

*Basic computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

*Proven ability to deliver results on time

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

JO:  88.18LR


Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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