UV Coatings Formulations Chemist

Fort Mill, SC

Posted: 09/27/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 423.18LR Pay Rate: 90,000 - 100,000

UV Coatings Formulations Chemist

Responsible for undertaking customer initiated and internal Application projects, primarily aimed at the development and commercialization of new products and technologies.  This role supports the introduction of new products to customers and supports the manufacture of these products.  Development of institution knowledge of chemical structure and applications performance for product promotion and development feedback.  Position must constructively interact with technical marketing and the commercial sales team to provide technical support attend trial runs of new products, trouble-shoot products in line, and to make formal presentations to customers.

  • Apply characterization and application testing methods to finished product and formulated materials in support of product development
  • Create lab scale formulation blends and analyze as part of new product evaluations and customer requested support of existing products
  • Co-ordinate and oversee routine maintenance and calibration of Application equipment
  • Support Production and Pilot Plant for troubleshooting or product improvement testing
  • Maintain a clean and orderly workplace through 5S discipline
  • Promotes health, safety and environmental regulations by ensuring that standards, policies, and procedures are adhered to in compliance with corporate, federal, state, and local requirements
  • Follow good laboratory practice in the maintenance of laboratory notebooks, technology / formulation databases, formula cards, and technical graphs, tables, and reports
  • Write Work Request response reports and other internal reports to promote the development of company products
  • Research and development of new Application test methods applicable to new development and existing products to permit sales promotion into existing and new market sectors
  • Review, revise, or develop new SOP’s to ensure compliance with the Quality Management System
  • Liaise with teams at other facilities to maximize the usage of equipment and build synergistic applications and data sets
  • Under guidance, visits to production facilities to support and troubleshoot the manufacture of products
  • Train new employees or co-workers as required

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

JO:  423.18LR


  • MS/PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline required
  • Additional knowledge and experience with ink and coatings application tool set and characterization, analytical instrumentation, and various wet chemistry techniques required
  • 10+ years’ experience in product formulations, adjustments, and experimental design desired
  • Experience with ISO9001 Document Control, Internal audits, desired
  • This is a hands-on position not just a supervisory role
  • Software knowledge requirements: Microsoft products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Teams and SharePoint Innography Patent Scout
  • Inventive
    • Curiosity about the causation of events
    • Wide-ranging interests
    • Derives from an introspective concern with solving problems
    • Aggressive, analytical, and logical thinking style
    • Concern with overall impact on the end result
  • Persuasive
    • Using strong interpersonal and communication skills along with self-confidence to influence others toward some belief or course of action
  • Cooperative
    • Natural willingness to work together with others for a common goal
    • Need for harmony within the group is paramount
    • Strong attention to satisfying each individual’s needs in a favorable manner
  • Patient
    • Self-control
    • A natural tendency to withstand delays and waiting
    • Emphasizes the need to be nonthreatening, cooperative, and to internalize unfavorable situations
  • Responsive
    • Ability to self-assuredly react influentially and decisively
  • Tolerant
    • Willingness to recognize and respect the attitudes, opinions, and behavior of others
    • Comprised of nonthreatening, amiable peaceful demeanor combined with a spirit of cooperation

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

JO:  423.18LR


Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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