Sr. Chemist

Saint Louis, MO

Posted: 05/07/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 198.19DM Pay Rate: 80,000 - 110,000

Sr. Chemist

The Sr. Chemist will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Research and development of a variety of polyurethane foam technologies including foam insulation, sealants and adhesives both one and two component foam systems
  • Scope, design and execute new product development projects as well as product performance improvement projects
  • Research, formulate and develop products including cost estimates, testing procedures, storage and shipping requirements
  • Design, perform or supervise laboratory testing and analysis. Summarize data per industry standards and internally developed test methods
  • Evaluate and communicate the results of lab experiments and test for presentations and written reports
  • Enter new raw materials and formulation data into the laboratory database systems
  • Identify new processing procedures and equipment and conduct plant trials to qualify new technology and products
  • Collaborate with the plant engineers/quality control managers to develop manufacturing capability and procedures for new technology / products
  • Promote and champion laboratory safety, housekeeping, and preventive maintenance
  • Evaluate lab equipment and vendors for purchasing lab equipment
  • Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment as needed

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

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Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science, or related field
  • Understanding of polymer chemistry and structure property relationships is strongly desired
  • 10 or more years of research & development experience with polyurethane foam formulation and application methods
  • Experience with polyurethane material mixing and application equipment
  • Experience operating lab scale mixing equipment as well as lab scale analytic and test apparatus
  • Hands on work ethic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated
  • A passion for chemistry, science, problem solving, and creativity
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and presentation skills

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

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Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 22 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, 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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