Formulation Scientist - Agrochemicals

Charlotte, NC

Posted: 02/29/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 57.24DM Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Formulation Scientist – Agrochemicals

The Formulations Scientist will be part of a lean, fast paced, highly technical team that formulates and commercializes agrochemical formulation additives.  In this role, formulation demands will come from customers, market trends and novel concepts developed by R&D.

This position reports to the Senior Technical Manager for Agrochemical.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance to Agrochemical programs as required through support such as:
    • Formulation development in the laboratory
    • Performing application tests
    • Formula scale-up recommendations
    • Answering inquires on products and applications
  • Develop commercially viable formulations that successfully meet customer and market demands for performance, economics, and regulatory compliance
  • Research new developments and raw materials for product development to meet new market demands
  • Work with customers, sales, and production teams to define and develop new products
  • Visit customers to promote our products, develop opportunities for collaboration and to help solve application technical issues involving our products
  • Represent the company at various industry technical events

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Take care of the day-to-day technical support through lab work performing standard laboratory formulation development and application tests
  • Collect analytical and performance data on existing product portfolio
  • Develop formulations for the promotion of company products
  • Products R&D samples on Lab and Pilot scale
  • Keep accurate records of the day-to-day lab activities, issue detailed technical reports in a reasonable time frame
  • Phone or visit customers to help them solve application technical issues involving our products

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

JO:  57.24DM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Minimum of BS in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or other related science field. An advanced degree in relevant field such as Agronomy, Plant Physiology is a plus
  • 3-5 years in agricultural or consumer formulation and applications in the pesticide, fertilizer and adjuvant industry
  • Domestic travel will be required, with up to 10% of time on travel
  • Very effective communicator, both written and oral, and excellent team player

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

JO:  57.24DM

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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