Plant Chemist

Douglas, GA

Post Date: 08/02/2018 Job ID: 340.18DH Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 80,000 - 100,000

Plant Chemist

The Plant Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Run the products that are going to be scaled up in the plant in the lab until familiarity is obtained. Scale up the products in the plant
  • Provide procedures for the plant operators to follow
  • Make any adjustments that may be needed to insure a quality, consistent, first run products
  • Prepare information and teach reactor operators the basics of the products they are running. Be able to demonstrate some of the problems reactor operators may encounter while running and what to do about it
  • Communicate with production operators to improve production batch sheets and running instructions
  • Make sure new batch formulas fit present production equipment
  • Resolve technical issues in production with existing products
  • Work closely with production group, lab personnel and QC to identify products that are difficult to make or consistently have a quality problem
  • Develop project plan; time line for scale up of products. Ensure successful completion of scale up of projects so products are delivered on time.  Communicate progress, successes, and problems in the product scale up program that may affect performance, product specifications, and cost or on-time completion of a project
  • Attend training when needed, to enhance job skills

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 / dheffernan@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a batch manufacturing environment either as a plant chemist or quality manager
  • Prefer experience out of similar resin manufacturing, but will consider other polymeric materials such as adhesives, inks, coatings, etc.
  • Safety-minded! They have gone over 100 days without a lost time accident
  • Good communication skills! This person will interact with customers, both internal as well as external, as well as manufacturing personnel, QC, ops management, shipping, etc.
  • Team player! The group here is very close and has a positive working environment

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 / dheffernan@cps4jobs.com.

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Devin Heffernan


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