Silicone Coatings Chemist

Smyrna, GA 30080

Posted: 04/19/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 159.18SS Pay Rate: Negotiable

Silicone Coatings Chemist

The Silicone Coatings Chemist will be responsible for R&D projects covering Poly- Roof coatings products.  The product line includes elastomeric one component moisture cure RTV coatings both with and without solvents.  This position will work closely with other R&D Chemists and Technicians to create a comprehensive product portfolio of products for the roofing industry. 

  • New product development
  • Scope, design and execute product performance improvement projects
  • Formulation tailoring for unique customer specifications
  • Support Manufacturing and Quality functions with customer discovery and problem solving processes
  • Interaction with external certification agencies such as Factory Mutual, Underwriters Laboratories, NSF and other is desired
  • Developing and implementation of quality control specifications and standards
  • Project management and documentation including laboratory notebook documentation and project report writing
  • Strong laboratory skills required including both scientific practices and housekeeping

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


  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (or related technical discipline) is preferred
  • 3-5 years of lab experience in product development / application is desirable
  • Silicone or other coating formulation experience is required
  • Emittance, Reflectance, Weathering, UV stability experience is preferred
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Looking for open communicator, with a passion for troubleshooting and innovating
  • Someone with an extroverted personality will do better here than a quiet researcher
  • Self-starter who will look for solutions and even suggest their own projects to management

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

 JO:  159.18SS


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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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