Chemical Compliance & Technical Service Specialist

Chicago, IL

Posted: 08/23/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 374.19CM Pay Rate: 40,000 - 65,000

Chemical Compliance and Technical Service Specialist


  • Answer Customer technical inquires by phone, email, etc.
  • Make product suggestions to customers.
  • Assist in analysis of samples submitted by the laboratory and sales team by a variety of techniques and analytical instrumentation for field requests.
  • Evaluate new, updated and competitor products and prepare reports on the results.
  • Prepare written reports upon completion of all analysis and deliver to the appropriate personnel.
  • Assist in maintaining the Quality Assurance Program by working with Laboratory Management and Quality Control.
  • Coordinate off-site manufacturing records, data integrity, and formula updates/audits.
  • Aid in the development of analytical procedures for field personnel (new products or updating old procedures).
  • Prepare product samples for verification of QC specifications, process testing or verification projects.
  • Log incoming experimental raw materials and competitor samples; maintain MSDS records.
  • Need to be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Read and understand educational material (i.e., relevant research papers, technical journals and trade magazines).
  • Maintain well-documented records of all experiments and tests in a laboratory notebook.
  • Keep all relevant technical databases current.
  • Perform work duties in a safe manner, ensuring safety to self and co-workers.
  • Complete regulatory forms and reports, as well as the assignment of proper regulatory classifications (EPA, HAZMAT, DOT, REACH etc..).
  • Comply with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard and preparation of related documents.
  • Author and update product Material Safety Data Sheets and Product Data Sheets.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Attending conferences and seminars is possible if interest is there.
  • This position may go to customers, but not very often.
  • Extensive training will be provided.

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  374.19CM



  • AS/BS Chem or non-degreed with experience
  • Experience with customer support, QC/analytical work, familiarity with regulatory bodies and regulations for the chemical industry and MSDS maintenance
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Suite and database entry, entering information into salesforce. They have dedicated system for SDS as well
  • Physical testing, wet chemistry, friction testing, FTIR, GC/MS would be great. They don’t have one on site yet but would potentially invest if someone had the right skillset and proved need

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  374.19CM



Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 


My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technology.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value to each other immediately and in the future.   


If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!

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