Chemist, Commercial Roofing

Ann Arbor, MI

Post Date: 06/08/2018 Job ID: 245.18DH Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 50,000 - 70,000

Chemist, Commercial Roofing

The Chemist, Commercial Roofing will have the following responsibilities:

  • In meeting the major objectives, this job requires extensive research, evaluation of raw materials, producing trial compounds, providing assistance at customer trials, and providing technical support for manufacturing processes
  • Capable of interpreting and performing testing as outlined in test evaluation, recording data, and interpreting the data
  • Responsible for writing up initial production formulations, indicate any necessary precautions to be taken, and outline tests to be performed by the QC Department
  • Self-educate or utilize various resources such as the NRCA’s or RCI’s on-line technology courses to understand the application and application environment of various adhesive, sealant, and tape products used in the commercial low-slope roofing industry
  • Provide the technical support as needed to enhance operation of a product line. Coordinate this support with the manufacturing marketing, and sales departments
  • Maintain close relationship with the customer laboratories
  • Accompany Sales Personnel to customer on-site locations when required
  • Assist with the continual improvements of current products through such areas as use of new materials, reformulations, etc.
  • Provide technical support to the operations and marketing departments to maintain accurate technical data sheets and material safety data sheets
  • Assist in developing supporting laboratory staff

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 / dheffernan@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field
  • 2-4 years of industry experience formulating polymeric materials – preferably adhesives or sealants, but coatings will work, too
  • Hands-on person that is a great team member. If they are not hands-on, they will not fit into the group dynamic
  • Ability to work under pressure and to work on several projects simultaneously is essential
  • They want someone who wants to learn/grow. Ideally this would be someone promotable that they will be able to give more and more responsibility to over time
  • A personal commitment to fully understand the application environment for company’s products and how it relates to formulating superior products for this industry is a key requirement for this position

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 / dheffernan@cps4jobs.com.

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Devin Heffernan


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