Ink Lab Manager

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 12/03/2020 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 419.19LR Pay Rate: 80,000 - 100,000

Job Description

Ink Lab Manager

This position is responsible for new product development and modification of existing products as needed to optimize performance, cost, regulatory compliance and material availability.  Job duties will include but not limited to:

  • Conduct evaluations and re-formulation of existing products and provide project technical reports
  • Operate lab test equipment as needed for verification of formulations within the R&D group
  • Evaluation of incoming raw materials as required
  • Operate lab equipment to complete customer related analytical project requests
  • Work with production on process modifications and improvements
  • Establish quality control specifications for new and modified products
  • Work closely with sales regarding project status and requirements
  • Evaluation of new, innovative, and cost-effective raw materials on an ongoing basis
  • Will supervise 5-6 chemists and technicians
  • Not much 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 /

JO:  419.19LR

Job Requirements


  • BS Chemistry
  • 7+ years’ experience formulations in waterborne and solvent-based flexographic /gravure printing inks for packaging applications
  • Must be detail oriented and skilled in technical reporting writing (Word and Excel)
  • Prefer candidates with supervisory experience
  • Ability to work with ERP software (Chempax)
  • Must be a team player
  • Customer focused
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of working flexible hours

**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 /

JO:  491.19LR


Meet Your Recruiter

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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