General Industrial Coatings Development Chemist

Davenport, IA

Posted: 10/30/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 328.23SK Pay Rate: 70,000 - 85,000 Experience:

Job Description

General Industrial Coatings Development Chemist

Have you been developing liquid industrial coatings for metal for at least 3 years?  Are you looking for an incredible Midwestern home to raise a family with a low cost of living and lost to see and do around town?  This is the position for you!  Room to grow your career, excellent benefits too!  Relocation available.

The General Industrial Coatings Development Chemist is responsible for new product development, and improvement of existing product lines and maintenance of customer opportunities within the Industrial laboratory.

This Chemist leads projects of varying levels of complexity with little to no supervision.  The Chemist will be provided with ample opportunities to demonstrate development of technical expertise while providing support to internal and external customers.  They will have opportunities to develop expertise and demonstrate leadership to lesser experienced chemists within the lab.  This position has approximately 30% travel within North America.

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

JO:  328.23SK

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:


  • 5 years of coatings-specific industry lab experience
  • 3+ years of formulation of general industrial for metal substrate coatings specifically
  • Experienced in DOE-based problem solving
  • Able to willing to travel up to 30% of the time (all domestic)
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of technical and cross-functional teams
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Must be hands-on at the bench!!
  • Innovative and creative in finding solutions – strong problem-solving skills! They want this person to help foster a culture of creative thinking

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

JO:  328.23SK

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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