Formulations Chemist

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 09/10/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 388.19SS Pay Rate: 65,000 - 85,000

Job Description

Formulations Chemist

The Formulations Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Formulation of existing and new projects for the Epoxy business line
  • Test and evaluate products
  • Update and improve existing products, materials and test methods
  • Provide technical assistance and support to Production, Sales, and Marketing in support of product scale-up, quality control, application testing, and other cross-functional activities
  • Digitally maintain detailed technical records of lab work
  • Provide training and supervision of technicians
  • Assists the Quality department with the investigation of customer complaints and the subsequent generation of corrective actions

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  388.19SS

Job Requirements


  • BS in Chemistry or related field
  • 3-5 years of directing formulations from inception through scale up and commercialization
  • Strong understanding of epoxy formulations specific to coatings and sealants
  • Technical service experience (phone, trade show, company visits) – travel less than 10%
  • Material Approval Processes
  • Color Technology & Color Matching
  • Paint Test & Application Methods
  • Critical Thinking skills
  • Ability to multi-task and wear many hats daily, enjoy a variety in the work
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office & Outlook
  • Strong Organizational Skills & Project Management Skills
  • Creative thinker that may see new application uses, market potential
  • Ability to give direction to others (technicians)

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  388.19SS


Meet Your Recruiter

Steve Sapita
Technical Recruiter

SPECIALTIES:  All Industrial Research & Development Laboratory related positions including: Formulation Chemist; Synthetic Chemist; R & D Leadership; Analytical Chemistry; Technical Service; Regulatory; Project Mangers; Process Chemistry; Environmental and Health; Quality Positions; Material Scientist. 

EXPERIENCE:  My area of specialty includes: Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Specialty Chemicals, Building Materials, Polymers, Petrochemical, Agrochemical; Surface Cleaners; Ink; Surfactants; Resins. 

The levels of candidates that I place include Chemists; Sr Chemists; Innovation; Directors; Quality Professionals; Technical Service Professionals; Production Supervisors; EHS Specialists; Scientist; Regulatory Professionals; and Laboratory Support Personnel.  

I’M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE:  There’s no better feeling than helping someone realize their potential by assisting them in advancing their career.  I love making that connection!  My goal is to consistently build long lasting relationships with both my clients and my applicants.

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE:  I pride myself on the quality of my work and I truly CARE about their needs.  The better I know them, the better my understanding is as to who would fit their needs.

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