Coatings Formulation Chemist

Company Name:
SF Staffing Solutions
Job Title: Coatings Formulation Chemist Posting Type: Contingency # of positions to fill: 2
Location Country: United States State/Region: WI City: Oak Creek
Annual Base Salary:
USD 70,000 To USD 95,000
Functions Manufacturing / Production
Industries Chemicals / Plastics / Composites
Other factors Will Relocate Interview Travel Reimbursed

Detailed Description
Coatings Formulation Chemist
Key Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will plan and conduct research to develop innovative and profitable new coatings products for industrial markets.
Organize project goals, set milestones and deliver results against aggressive timelines. Coordinate related activities including synthesis, regulatory evaluation and application.
Develop and test new ideas directed at improving coatings properties to add value through improved performance, ability to meet regulatory requirements, reduced cost or improved efficiency in manufacturing or application.
Network with other scientists and engineers across R&D and manufacturing to develop products which can transition quickly from the lab to commercial scale.
Provide technical support to plant technical personnel to speed the commercialization of new products.
- Interact with product management and marketing to propose new projects targeted at traditional Industrial coatings markets and at adjacent markets to provide growth opportunities for the business.
- Interact with field associates and visit customer sites to gain knowledge, requirements and feedback of products.
Maintain a clear and up to date understanding of the technical literature and the competitive intellectual property.
Comply with all requirements for laboratory quality and safety certification.
Experience and Education
A Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field such as Chemistry, Polymer Science, Coatings Science, or Chemical Engineering.
Functional and Technical Skills
Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with and as a part of a team. Experience with experimental design (DOE); formulation; problem solving are desired. An understanding of chemical manufacturing as it relates to resin, polymers or coatings is desirable.

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