Chemist 2

Fort Wayne, IN

Posted: 11/15/2022 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 1000.22AM Experience:

Job Description

Chemist 2

An innovative and creative customer-focused company looking for an experienced chemist to formulate and support customers in the epoxy industry.  Excellent opportunity to be part of a real growing company!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage projects
  • Develop applications literature
  • Develop, assess, communicate, recommend, and perform all aspects of R&D project work such as material formulation and application testing
  • Evaluate materials and finished products using a wide array of techniques and instrumentation, report findings and make recommendations for suitability of use
  • Initiate, coordinate, supervise and/or perform tasks and projects related to application of products. Ensure lab work assigned to laboratory personnel is completed in a timely and accurate manner.  Train and provide assistance to chemists and technicians
  • Provide technical support and service to customers. Sales, and Marketing and aid in solving technical problems, as needed
  • Formulate and evaluate resins, polymers and other components used in production
  • Perform tests, record and interpret results and issue summary reports and recommendations in a timely manner
  • Keep management advised of project status, issues, and progress
  • Identify improvement and new product opportunities, assess fit, define, and implement and manage development efforts
  • Represent company via customer visits by attending and participating in industry-related conferences and technical seminars, network, develop relationships and maintain awareness of customer needs. Travel expectations are 10 to 20% domestic and international
  • Develop and give technical presentations
  • Keep current with industry trends, drivers and participate in training to advance knowledge and expertise

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Alicia Mytnik at

JO:  1000.22AM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited university – preferably with an emphasis and focus on Chemistry, Polymer/Material/Adhesion Science or directly related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience formulating, testing, and training new, commercially viable polymer products
  • Broad-based and in-depth understanding of all relevant compounding materials
  • Thorough understanding of physical, performance and analytical testing and characterization protocols for polymers, resins, and adhesive products
  • Extensive and current hands-on laboratory experience formulating, application, product development, characterizing, testing/trialing formulated products and interpreting results
  • Work experience with a diverse range of polymers
  • Fundamental understanding of polymer chemistry and structure performance relationships
  • Thorough understanding of polymer properties

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Alicia Mytnik at

JO:  1000.22AM

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Alicia Mytnik
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