Sr. Chemist

Columbia, MD

Posted: 02/23/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 940.22DM Pay Rate: 70,000 - 110,000 Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Chemist

Research and develop new product and make improvements to existing company products through analysis, formulation and experimentation, including new technologies, to determine suitability for use in company products.  You will also provide technical support for sales, marketing and operations through analysis, product testing and interpretation of lab results.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • New product development projects requiring extensive research, technology qualification and formulation development and testing, including researching novel technologies, to evaluate the potential for new applications
  • Working closely with plant engineers and quality control managers to develop manufacturing procedures for new products
  • Conducting plant trials to qualify new products
  • Providing technical support to marketing and sales
  • Reformulating existing products to reduce cost, improve performance, or integrate technologies
  • Keeping detailed records of work performed (lab notebook), writing Completion Reports as projects are finished, and entering raw materials and formulas into formulation management software
  • Performing calibration and preventative maintenance, and maintaining a clean and safe work area
  • Attending technical meetings and provide training to other lab associates as needed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at

JO:  940.22DM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Material (Polymer) Science; with 5 years’ experience in the related field
  • Ability to operate mid-size mixing equipment and various testing equipment
  • Ability to work with many types of chemicals, both hazardous and non-hazardous

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at

JO:  940.22DM


Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional since 1996 with experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Executive to Entry level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, and more!

I have been very successful at bringing top valued talent to my clients and providing expert level guidance to candidates in their career searches.

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