Senior Chemist

Sumter, SC

Posted: 08/30/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 373.18SK Pay Rate: 80,000 - 120,000

Senior Chemist

The Senior Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conceive, design and test new adhesive products; conduct trials to ensure that newly developed products are successfully transferred to production as the company’s Adhesive Division and commercialized at internal and external customer locations
  • Assist sales and business development functions in identifying prospects, conduct technical discovery, and provide assessment on probability of success
  • Leverage new technologies and new products to new customers, industry segments and markets
  • Utilize analytical troubleshooting and Lean Manufacturing tools to enhance performance of existing products, reduce total manufacturing costs, and improve productivity in support of customers’ business objectives
  • Support supply chain management team in identifying and qualifying vendors of raw materials and additives
  • Keep abreast of cutting edge technologies in adhesive industry. Assess and recommend feasibility of such technical innovations for company applications
  • Lead or support quality assurance function in identifying root causes of quality issues, establishing and implementing control changes to provide long-term sustainable improvements at customer locations
  • Maintain complete and accurate records on intellectual properties and pursue patent application or trade secrets as appropriate
  • Effectively communicate project status, technical market assessment, and recommendations to all stakeholders

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

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Requirements:

  • Must have a 4-year bachelor’s degree in chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science, or other related fields
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in formulating water-based adhesives; knowledge in paperboard or film substrates and food grade packaging desirable
  • Ability to aggressively attack complex problems and identify feasible or optimal solutions
  • Applies creativity and innovation to achieve technical and business objectives
  • Ability to simultaneously lead or participate in multiple cross-functional teams in a dynamic, fast paced environment

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

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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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