Industrial Formulation Chemists

Hopewell, VA

Posted: 04/05/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 122.23SK Pay Rate: 90,000 - 115,000 Experience:

Job Description

Industrial Formulation Chemists

Bring your complex formulation skills to this team oriented chemical company!  Great career path options, incredible benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth!

Conducts research, development, and/or performance testing activities for the respective SBU.  Performs assigned projects under the supervision of a senior R&D team member or leader though may conduct independent studies, manage projects, and work on large, complex projects.


  • Perform formulation, synthesis, and/or testing activities to meet established project objectives. Effectively uses the company Product Development Process
  • Evaluate and preliminarily interprets data. Provide technical recommendations to senior R&D team member or leader regarding results, chemistry and component viability, and necessary characterizations
  • Participate in technical and/or project reviews and presents findings as appropriate. Engage with assigned teams and cross-functional stakeholders, such as business, process, marketing, etc.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date lab notebooks in accordance with established procedures. Ensure objectivity and accuracy in reporting and recording data.  May direct/supervise the activities of other team members as appropriate
  • Understand, comply, and promotes safe laboratory and work practices, including appropriate safety regulations and procedures
  • Assure that complete documentation is maintained on ISO or Quality System related activities. Participate in Quality System related activities and maintain a current understanding of the Quality System functions & responsibilities
  • Represent the company at technical conferences, societies and other industry activities, and maintain an adequate level of technical expertise and self-development through study, seminars, etc. Stay informed of advanced developments inside and outside of the company

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

JO:  122.23SK

Job Requirements

Education & Experience Minimums:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable chemistry and/or engineering principles and application in a research and development environment typically acquired after at least 5 years of relevant experience

Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience directly related to applicable product or product category

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

JO:  122.23SK

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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