Sr. Formulation Scientist

Crawfordsville, IN

Posted: 05/16/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 152.24DM Pay Rate: 100,000 - 120,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Formulation Scientist

The duties and responsibilities of the Sr. Formulation Scientist will include the following:

  • Lead the formulation development efforts of new agricultural products, including biological and chemical active ingredients such as micro-organisms, proteins, peptides, plant extracts, viruses, natural derived or synthetic chemicals
  • Collaborate with our clients to ensure alignment between formulation development, regulatory requirements, and commercial objectives
  • Design and optimize formulation compositions to improve product performance, stability, and efficacy
  • Conduct laboratory experiments and tests to evaluate the physical and chemical properties of formulations
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory developments in agricultural formulations and actively contribute to innovative ideas and new approaches
  • Follow established protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for safe and efficient laboratory practices
  • Record and document all experimental information and organize, analyze, summarize, and report the final results
  • Communicate effectively with other team members and our clients. Present experimental results and progress in group discussions and project updates
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members 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:  152.24DM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • PhD or Master’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, material science or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in agricultural formulation development, preferably in a research or industrial setting
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and commercializing innovative agricultural products
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and guidelines governing agricultural formulations
  • Fast learner with strong curiosity and passion in biological and chemical formulations and hands-on experimentation
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for innovation and a willingness to take risks
  • Enthusiastic about the opportunity to contribute to the growth of a small start-up company

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

JO:  152.24DM

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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