Senior Development Chemist - Liquid Coatings

Oak Creek, WI 53154

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 81.18DH Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 75-100K

Senior Development Chemist Liquid Coatings

The Senior Development Chemist Liquid Coatings will have the following responsibilities:

*Help lead the development, formulation and commercialization of new or existing coatings technologies to support company objectives within company's core markets

*Development of new coatings technologies from concept through commercialization including: formulation, raw material evaluation, pigment selection, performance testing, application technique development, product scale-up, color matching and troubleshooting during commercialization

*Conduct product maintenance projects on existing products and help resolve product issues associated with manufacturing, non-conforming materials, customer complaints, and distressed or obsolete inventory as necessary

*Manage day-to-day activities of direct reports, if applicable

*Help coach, mentor and train new associates in daily activities and provide supervision for designated personnel such as lab technicians and junior chemists

*Provide progress updates on assigned projects through regular written and verbal technical reports to technical director, sales, technical service and other functional groups, as necessary

*Develop new test methods as necessary to accelerate the development and commercialization of new products

*Document and maintain records of experiments, results and conclusions in lab notebook and other appropriate data systems

*Work independently on assigned projects in a deadline oriented environment and collaborate with co-workers to provide and take direction on relevant projects

*Occasional travel for training, customer line trials and support (less than 10%)

*Adhere to and ensure compliance with all applicable EHS laws, rules and regulations

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

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*BS/MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Polymer Science

*3-5 years of direct experience in an industrial manufacturing environment developing, formulating and testing new and existing coatings technologies with background in water borne and solvent borne coatings, including 1k and 2k urethanes, epoxies, and polyesters

*Demonstrated record of successful product development and technical maintenance of existing products

*Strong design of experiment skills and demonstrated ability to evaluate results and make product adjustments necessary to meet project objectives

*Ability to obtain an acceptable score on a color acuity test and a math test

*Ability to work independently in a fast past environment with the proactive problem solving skills and work ethic necessary for timely completion of assigned projects

*Understands supports and conforms to company policies and processes.  Integrates policies and processes into projects

*Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work well and collaboratively with peers, leadership and cross functional teams

*Must be high energy, results driven individual with excellent communication, computer and decision making skills

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

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