Coatings Technical Support Chemist

Houston, TX

Posted: 02/19/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 49.24DM Pay Rate: 85,000 - 110,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Coatings Technical Specialist Chemist

The Coatings Technical Specialist Chemist role is responsible for providing technical advice and support to the business to support customer requirements and enable risk and liability management.

  • Accountable for management and delivery of assigned projects and support activity
  • Coordination of requests, generation and maintenance of relevant technical literature e.g., technical data sheets, specifications, emissions reports, etc.
  • Work with internal customers and external agencies to maintain product certification
  • Responsible for provision of a “help desk” and technical data to support internal customers
  • Contribute to the investigation of customer claims and complaints
  • Visits customer facilities to provide advice and to make formal presentations and training to customers
  • Employee is expected to perform these company success factors: helps the customer, achieves expected results on time, understands the need to learn, open to change and new ideas, and fulfills the responsibilities in expected style
  • Make determinations regarding product recommendations to customers
  • Proactively works to attain and maintain product qualifications and certifications

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

JO:  49.24DM


Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related scientific field (required)
  • Advanced degree (M.S. and/or Ph.D.) in chemistry, chemical engineering or polymer science (preferred)
  • 7-10 years of experience in coating science and technology
  • Understanding of coatings application and testing using ASTM standards, ISO standards, and other standards as necessary
  • Understanding of coating technologies and products and their applications by customers
  • Familiar with safe operation and maintenance of laboratory and application equipment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • No issues working around hazardous materials or smelling paint fumes
  • Computer literate

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

JO:  49.24DM


Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional since 1996 with experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Executive to Entry level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, and more!

I have been very successful at bringing top valued talent to my clients and providing expert level guidance to candidates in their career searches.

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