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Research Chemist

85,000 – 100,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/28/22

Job Description

Job description:

Our client is a fast paced, solid and successful, manufacturer of a
broad range of epoxy, polyurethane and acrylic emulsion adhesives and
coatings.

They need a R&D Chemist to focus on the technical development of
innovative solutions to meet the challenging needs of internal and
external customers.

Their operation is typically blending, with few reaction processes,
using a wide variety of state of the art mixing vessels in a modern
facility. Our client is an ISO 9001-controlled environment and is
compliant with all regulatory requirements.

The R&D Chemist is expected to make scientific contributions to research
programs of major importance to the Research and Manufacturing Team.
This position is largely hands-on with process development scale-up work
spanning the range from laboratory scale to commercial manufacturing
scale. Collaboration with quality, purchasing, operations and marketing
is required. The development of new products and adaptions of current
products requires direct bench work in our well-equipped product
development laboratory.

The R&D Chemist will work with minimum supervision, developing new
products and processes, relating to the areas of coatings, potting and
adhesives for the automotive, packaging, electronics and textile
industries. Approximately 70% of the time will involve hands-on lab work
and project support, with 30% for report generation and general
administrative matters,

Qualifications:

Requirements:

- BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline.

- 2 + years formulating and processing of epoxy and polyurethane
thermosetting resin systems Mechanical and thermal testing equipment
(thermal conductivity, DSC, FTIR, INSTRON, etc.)

- Knowledge of statistical methods and techniques needed to analyze,
monitor and report results

- Excellent communications skills both verbal, written and proven
experience as a project manager who needs minimum supervision and
have teamwork skills in a fast paced challenging environment.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Our client needs a Chemist who likes to have responsibility for the full cycle of the the development process bringing new products to commercialization.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 85000

Salary Max : 100000

Currency Type : US Dollars



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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