Product Development Chemist

Collierville, TN

Posted: 06/26/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 273.18DM Pay Rate: 100,000

Product Development Chemist

The Product Development Chemist will be part of a fast paced, highly technical team that formulates adjuvants and pesticide products.  Formulation demands will come from customers, market requirements for adjuvant/pesticide applications and novel concepts from the company’s team.  The ideal candidate must be results oriented and have a high aptitude for learning, keen interest in organic chemistry, strong work ethic, ability to multi-task and team orientation.

Formulate adjuvant and pesticide products as part of the company Product Development Team to meet market, customer and regulatory demands.  You’ll develop formulations across a wide range of pesticide formulation categories including EC, SC, MEC, WDG, SL, SE, G, WP.  Adjuvant formulations will target solutions to various issues such as drift control, water conditioning, penetration, wetting and others.  You’ll also provide technical support to the Sales and Production teams.

  • Work with their customers, sales and production teams to define and develop new products
  • Develop commercially viable formulations that successfully meet customer and market demands for performance, economics and regulatory compliance
  • Provide assistance to customers regarding technical, regulatory or application issues as needed
  • Work with plant operations staff to help enhance manufacturing procedures and provide solutions regarding production of adjuvants and pesticide inert ingredient blends
  • Develop relationships with key vendors and stay abreast of market trends for both raw materials and finished goods
  • Research new developments and raw materials for product development to meet new market demands
  • Assist with SDS preparation by providing necessary details regarding raw materials and known hazards
  • Work with other laboratory staff on joint projects, development checks and manufacturing issues as needed
  • Represent the company at various industry technical meetings and gatherings
  • Function within the guidelines of the company Mission Statement and Core Values

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  273.18DM



  • BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Biochemistry. Must have completed university level Organic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry Laboratory Courses
  • 5+ years in agricultural applications in the adjuvant and/or inert pesticide industry

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  273.18DM


Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 22 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, 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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