Senior Formulations Chemist

Brighton, MI

Posted: 06/07/2022 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 592.22SS Pay Rate: 90,000 Experience:

Job Description

Senior Formulations Chemist

Hands on application research and project management exposure to ensure sustainable innovation doing formulation.  Implement applied research projects including bench work.  Work in conjunction with the project team and production lines including troubleshooting, application development, and commercialization.

  • Develop new and improved products for company worldwide to meet customer demands
  • Provide rapid and timely technical service, assisting sales team and customers
  • Work closely with Sales team to develop and recommend products, as well as application equipment and techniques
  • Assist manufacturing operations in the development and implementation of new or modified production methods to improve quality and increase profitability
  • Prepare and analyze field samples to provide our customers with timely responses to their needs
  • Effectively interface with suppliers in identifying and qualifying new raw materials
  • Organize and summarize work in the form of technical reports
  • Attend trials at customer sites to support our product lines
  • Clean and respond to chemical spills safely, using appropriate safety equipment. Although spills are rare at company, the ability to respond safely and appropriately is critical to the role
  • Characterize, handle, label, and inspect hazardous waste in accordance with environmental regulations

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

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Chemistry preferred
  • 4-5 years of formulation experience, 2-3 years of relevant industry experience in release coatings, lubricants, surfactants, or rubber.
  • Must be a versatile, innovative, and resourceful scientist capable of conducting original, independent development
  • Must possess the written/oral skills necessary to effectively communicate complex technical information to colleagues with varied educational backgrounds
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High degree of motivation and creativity
  • Solid computer skills are required
  • Develop new and improved products for company worldwide in order to meet customer demands in a rapid and timely manner
  • Provide rapid and timely technical service, assisting Sales and customers
  • Identify and investigate potential areas of cost savings, product improvements, process efficiencies, and better Quality Assurance (QA) procedures
  • Provide technical support to all company departments
  • Participate in development of new and existing technologies and programs
  • Effectively interface with suppliers in identifying and qualifying new raw materials
  • Organize and summarize work in the form of technical reports
  • Publish or present technical work as appropriate
  • Join and actively participate in professional technical societies
  • Characterize, handle, label, manifest, or inspect hazardous waste in accordance with environmental regulations

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

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Meet Your Recruiter

Steve Sapita
Senior Technical Recruiter

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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