Polymer Synthesis Scientist

Olive Branch, MS

Posted: 06/03/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 160.24SK Pay Rate: 90,000 - 110,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Polymer Synthesis Scientist

Promotion has opened up this exciting opportunity to creatively develop new polymers and curing agents for this Global Specialty Polymer manufacturer.  The work environment is outstanding, and they wholly embrace innovation and teamwork.  If you’ve recently graduated with your PhD or completed a post doc, this could be an excellent opportunity for you!

The Polymer Synthesis Scientist will develop new unsaturated polyester resins and epoxy vinyl ester resins for composite applications.  The individual will perform laboratory experiments and will participate in cross functional teams in the organization.  Technical expertise is only part of the job.  Interfacing with the business and operational groups within the organization, as well as with customers and suppliers will also be important aspects of the job.  We are looking for someone who is innovative and is comfortable interacting with broad audiences. 

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  160.24SK

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Science
  • Hands on experience with organic synthesis, catalyst development, polymer synthesis and formulation of resins to characterize them
  • Hands on experience with analytical chemistry techniques
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to explain scientific details to non-technical audiences
  • Record of innovation
  • Eligible to work in the US, Green Card Holders, or US Citizens

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience with polyesters or epoxy vinyl esters, thermoset resins, radical polymerization, composites and/or coatings
  • Experience with thermoset composite molding processes
  • Looking for a long-term position where the individual can grow and be promoted
  • Up to 10% travel

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  160.24SK

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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