Formulation Chemist

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 09/12/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 268.23AM Experience: 5 years or greater

Job Description

Midsize organization looking for an experienced urethane formulation chemist who has managed their own projects and enjoys performing product development!  If you are looking for a company to make an impact, this is the opportunity for you!

  • Lead development of polymers for various applications
  • Ability to balance short-term customer projects with long-term platform developments
  • Willingness to work in the lab formulating and running projects
  • Provide Technical Service to customers
  • Perform product and project development
    • Ability to reformulate products based on customer needs
      • Work with Marketing and Sales to develop other novel ideas
  • Willingness to coach/support other team members and potential lead 1 – 2 technicians
  • Other duties as required.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity and others, please contact Alicia Mytnik at!

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or related is required.
  • A Master’s Degree in Chemistry or related field is preferred.
  • PhD in Chemistry or related field is preferred
  • 3-5 years of new product development experience.
  • Must have the desire to work in a hands-on high tempo environment.
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel required.
  • Must be comfortable communicating with customers, relaying feedback through appropriate channels.
  • Wear personal protective or safety equipment (PPE) such as a respirator as need.
  • Walks between departments, using stairs, and climbing ladders
  • Must be willing to travel 25-35%, with some overnights


  • Ability to effectively manage working independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to accept feedback and willingness to receive and implement feedback
  • Ability to be organized and work in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
  • Must be able to lead projects with occasionally short-term deadlines.
    • If you would like to hear more about this opportunity and others, please contact Alicia Mytnik at!

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Alicia Mytnik
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