Plant Chemist

Lubbock, TX

Posted: 04/25/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 124.24TM Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Plant Chemist

This Chemist position will serve as the technical advisor for the facility and will have leadership responsibilities.  Formulation experience in coatings is required.  You will take part in company initiatives focused on quality of products

  • Create processes to produce faster and easier by optimizing formulas, reducing raw materials, and reviewing quality processes to ensure all batches come out correctly the first time and meet regulatory requirements
  • Supervise and manage two Quality Control Technicians / Tinters to ensure products meet the required customer specifications and keep manufacturing processes moving for timely delivery
  • Scale-up and QC duties
  • Identify and communicate potential improvements, opportunities for increased efficiency, and necessary equipment purchases

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

JO:  124.24TM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in the industrial coatings market
  • Experience in scale-up, batch corrections, manufacturing support, and QC.
  • Must have knowledge in the manufacturing of some of the following coatings including clears and pigmented:
    • Solvent based solution acrylic sealers
    • 2-part water based and solvent based acrylic urethanes
    • 2-part water based and 100% solid epoxies
    • 2-part polyaspartic and urethane systems
    • Cementitious overlays
    • Acrylic emulsion
    • Polyurethane dispersion
    • Silane and silicone
    • Alkyd
  • Must have proven familiarity with basic coatings lab equipment including but not limited to: Zahn viscosity cups, Stormer viscometer, gloss meter, fineness of grind gauge, and draw down bars.

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

JO:  124.24TM

Meet Your Recruiter

Tory Mack
Technical Recruiter

What I Do:

I am proud to be part of the CPS flagship division, Industrial Laboratory. Our company started in order to serve the industrial chemicals industry, one of the backbones of the U.S. economy, by bringing together talented technical specialists with the companies that need them. I recruit and place people in the following positions:

  • Formulation/Product Development
  • Organic and Polymer Synthesis
  • Application Chemistry
  • Technical Service
  • Process Chemistry
  • Analytical/Method Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Group Leader/R&D Manager

My Recruiting Philosophy:

When working with you as a candidate I have 3 goals:

Listen and ask questions to find out what the right opportunities look like for you

Connect you with active openings and interested companies based on your criteria

Educate you throughout the interview process to help you become a standout candidate for each individual opportunity

About Me:

I grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to the greater Chicago area 10 years ago. My education is in opera and music, so I enjoy anything and everything related to the arts! I love helping people through recruiting – I believe the right career move is one of the most important decisions a person can make and it is a privilege to be a part of that process.

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