Research Development Laboratory Technician

Rochester Hills, MI

Posted: 06/18/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 6.15.24SS Pay Rate: 60,000+ Remote Friendly: Experience: 1 - 2 years

Job Description



One of our Customers is seeking a technician to support their R&D efforts in their industrial coatings laboratory.  This fast paced and growing company is in an innovation mode to develop epoxy and polyurethane coatings for varying end applications.  If you are looking for a role to learn formulation techniques, improve existing products, support production and sales, and enjoy a variety of work then please apply.  


  • Formulation of existing and new projects for various business lines.
  • Test and evaluate products.
  • Update and improve existing products, materials and test methods.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to Production, Sales, and Marketing in support of product scale-up, quality control, application testing, and other cross-functional activities.
  • Digitally maintain detailed technical records of lab work.
  • Assists the Quality department with the investigation of customer complaints and the subsequent generation of corrective actions.



Job Requirements

  • BS in Chemistry or Related Field
  • 1-3years of supporting formulations from bench through scale up and commercialization
  • Color Technology & Color Matching
  • Paint Test & Application Methods


Meet Your Recruiter

Steve Sapita
Section Manager - Lab Industrial

SPECIALTIES:  All Industrial Research & Development Laboratory related positions including: Formulation Chemist; Synthetic Chemist; R & D Leadership; Analytical Chemistry; Technical Service; Regulatory; Project Mangers; Process Chemistry; Environmental and Health; Quality Positions; Material Scientist. 

EXPERIENCE:  My area of specialty includes: Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Specialty Chemicals, Building Materials, Polymers, Petrochemical, Agrochemical; Surface Cleaners; Ink; Surfactants; Resins. 

The levels of candidates that I place include Chemists; Sr Chemists; Innovation; Directors; Quality Professionals; Technical Service Professionals; Production Supervisors; EHS Specialists; Scientist; Regulatory Professionals; and Laboratory Support Personnel.  

I’M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE:  There’s no better feeling than helping someone realize their potential by assisting them in advancing their career.  I love making that connection!  My goal is to consistently build long lasting relationships with both my clients and my applicants.

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE:  I pride myself on the quality of my work and I truly CARE about their needs.  The better I know them, the better my understanding is as to who would fit their needs.

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