Sr. Coatings Chemist

Phoenix, AZ

Posted: 03/04/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 63.24SK Pay Rate: 55,000 - 75,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Coatings Chemist

Have you formulated coatings?  Just a few years of experience?  This is an exciting opportunity to work for a smaller company that’s part of a much larger organization.  Get involved in all aspects of making a product, from idea to the bench, to full scale manufacturing, and follow up with customers.  Learn from one of the best Chemists and grow your career!

Typical projects will include new product development, modification of existing products, raw material evaluations, benchmarking studies, sample preparations, color matching, batch process review and specification testing.

The Sr. Coatings Chemist is expected to design and document all projects and to be familiar with all appropriate product performance application methods, performance testing methods, QC test procedures and factory processes.

This role has responsibility for the scale-up of batches and collaboration with QC as needed.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Product formulation of cementitious & water-proofing coatings and sealants
  • Current product support: Updating formulations, dealing with customer complaints/questions, maintaining certifications
  • Work with project management to develop new products while driving organized development processes
  • Support manufacturing when needed
  • Technical lead for specialty coatings group

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

JO:  63.24SK

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of technician/chemist experience in a lab with coating formulation, epoxy, PU preferred
  • BS in Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, or related field
  • Strong ability to work with others and drive collaboration
  • Ability to present technical work to business team and interact with outside suppliers
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Product application and testing can involve physical activity. Prefer ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Wants a background in coatings R&D, someone who doesn’t want to be just a number like in a larger company. Willing to be hands on and get involved in the while development process

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

JO:  63.24SK

Meet Your Recruiter

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, 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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