Product Development Chemist

Location:Ohio
Salary:60K - 130K
Relocation:Yes
Travel:N/A
Contact:
Matt Skalski
mskalski@midlandconsultants.com
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Job Description

A major player in construction coatings and chemicals has an exciting on-site opportunity available for an experience Product Development Chemist to join their Cleveland team!  The Product Development Chemist will conduct laboratory studies on proposals to develop coatings and paint products.  This individual will apply quantitative and qualitative chemical and engineering principles, knowledge of materials, and material science to the development of new products and reformulation of existing products.  They will also be responsible for providing technical support to the North American technical and sales forces.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct research on raw materials, analyses data and applies research to the development of new product based on marketing input.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of product design or system layout.
  • Plan and develop experimental test program for laboratories in Cleveland.
  • Perform bench level laboratory tests as part of product development.
  • Direct and coordinate manufacturing scale-up.
  • Support the North America Marketing and Sales group with field trials and field troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work area.
  • Provide support to the North American technical and sales forces and manages specific product development projects for the North American market.

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements:

Job Requirements

 

  • Bachelors of Science or Master’s Degree majoring in Chemistry, Polymers, or equivalent work experience
  • Chemistry knowledge of emulsions, latex and production processes
  • Experience in developing coatings and adhesives such as:  acrylic paint, epoxy ASTM 881 adhesives, water repellents and curing compounds.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder – no sponsorship available.