Wood Coatings Chemist

South Bend, IN

Posted: 08/10/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 245.23TM Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Wood Coatings Chemist

Privately owned coatings manufacturer is seeking an expert in wood coatings formulation to join their collaborative team!  Company is part of a business that is almost100 years old.  This group is very customer-focused and Chemists here can make the necessary decisions to support customer needs.

The ideal candidate will work with the sales team to modify existing formulations for performance, cost targets and customer desired attributes as well as do product development.  Candidate must be capable of troubleshooting field application issues and work with end users to engineer systems to their specifications.  Some light travel may be necessary.

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in organic chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer chemistry or coatings chemistry
  • Minimum of five years of experience with a coatings manufacturer
  • Strong computer and record keeping skills
  • Strong technical writing / report writing skills
  • Must be willing to relocate to area
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work individually and as part of an aggressive, results-oriented team
  • The candidate must have a strong work ethic, take pride in his/her accomplishments, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be able to perform in a fast paced, high-energy environment

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Tory Mack
Technical Recruiter

What I Do:

I am proud to be part of the CPS flagship division, Industrial Laboratory. Our company started in order to serve the industrial chemicals industry, one of the backbones of the U.S. economy, by bringing together talented technical specialists with the companies that need them. I recruit and place people in the following positions:

  • Formulation/Product Development
  • Organic and Polymer Synthesis
  • Application Chemistry
  • Technical Service
  • Process Chemistry
  • Analytical/Method Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Group Leader/R&D Manager

My Recruiting Philosophy:

When working with you as a candidate I have 3 goals:

Listen and ask questions to find out what the right opportunities look like for you

Connect you with active openings and interested companies based on your criteria

Educate you throughout the interview process to help you become a standout candidate for each individual opportunity

About Me:

I grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to the greater Chicago area 10 years ago. My education is in opera and music, so I enjoy anything and everything related to the arts! I love helping people through recruiting – I believe the right career move is one of the most important decisions a person can make and it is a privilege to be a part of that process.

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