Entry Level PhD Polymer Synthesis Chemist

Carpentersville, IL

Posted: 02/15/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 47.24SK Pay Rate: 80.,000 - 90,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Entry Level PhD Polymer Synthesis Chemist

Have you just graduated, or are about to, with a PhD in Organic or Polymer Chemistry?  Have you built and characterized polymers?  Urethanes, Epoxies, Polyesters, Latex?  This exciting position is available due to promotion!  REQUIRES Green Card holder or US Citizen ONLY please.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Synthesis of waterborne alkyd and urethane resins
  • Responsible for completing assigned synthesis related projects that will cover multiple coatings application areas including both architectural and industrial markets
  • Projects include developing new products, modifying existing products to meet the needs of our customers, and providing technical support to our customers as well as manufacturing support
  • This position will interface with Customers, Sales, Manufacturing, Technical Service, Procurement, and other Synthesis Groups
  • Generation of technical reports, invention disclosures, presentations, and product literature
  • Up to 25% travel to support customers and manufacturing is possible

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  47.24SK 


Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • PhD recent graduate with polymer synthesis experience. Must be hands-on at the bench.  Ideal experience in surfactant use in building emulsified polymers
  • PhD Chemist with 0-2 years of synthesis in alkyd, polyester, urethane, epoxy or latex resins developing products for the commercial market
  • Proven record with commercializing of new products
  • Strong knowledge of organic chemistry
  • Good structure-property understanding
  • Track record of innovation thinking and technical accomplishments and utilization of analytical tools, technical knowledge, data, and statistical tools to solve technical challenges and enhance chemistries and process development
  • Knowledge of surfactant chemistry a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to work in a team environment
  • Efficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SAP preferred

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  47.24SK

Meet Your Recruiter

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, and more!!
I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients, and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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