Sr. Scientist - Specialty Chemicals

Fort Stewart, GA

Posted: 07/09/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 309.19SK Pay Rate: 90,000 - 120,000

Sr. Scientist – Specialty Chemicals

The Senior Scientist will be primarily performing routine scientific work, independently evaluating, selecting and applying standardized scientific procedures and techniques to projects with clear objectives or investigations with limited variables / complex features.

  • Contribute to value creation by developing new applications of technology and/or products using in-depth understanding of technology in professional discipline
  • Make major contributions to formulation of research work and improvement of existing processes / projects under guidance of more senior staff
  • Interpret and evaluate 3rd party technology in relevant field
  • Guide design of and modifications to experiments and carry out as required by the project
  • Places required orders and requisitions to complete experimental set ups
  • Establish contacts and networks with internal/external customers with limited guidance
  • Independently assess and discuss customer needs, propose and execute proper approaches to problem solving
  • Independently report experimental results to internal / external customers or team members
  • Action routine technical issues within professional discipline and seek supervisory guidance on sensitive issues
  • Participate in the definition of own development needs in technical expertise, business, personal skills and application
  • In-depth understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures relevant to professional discipline, sufficient enough to follow and influence
  • Ability to direct/refine a research study by advancing new ideas and views
  • Understand basics of how to apply for a patent
  • Ability file a Record of Invention
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions form employees, senior management, clients, customers and general public
  • Ability to document, report and present work in written summary forms
  • Ability to provide training on topics within the field of expertise
  • Ability to work closely with internal/external customers and establish strong relationships to drive innovation projects
  • Ability to coach, mentor lower level scientists
  • Ability to identify necessary workflow setups from project kick-off to achieve key milestones
  • Ability to use limited experience in making decisions on minor adaptations to assignments

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

JO:  309.19SK


  • PhD Synthetic Organic Chemist (maybe BS/MS)
  • 2-10 years of synthesis experience in fatty acids, dimer acids, TOFA, synthesis and manufacturing support
  • Must have project management, customer contact, and strong communication skills

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

JO:  309.19SK



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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