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Product Development Chemist

Location : Charlotte, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : MAMPDC
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : BS, MS
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Manufacturing

Job Description :

A worldwide leader in coatings technology seeking a Chemist with a focus in Product Development and Formulations.

Job Description:

The Product Development Chemist will use analytical methods to formulate coatings, inks, and adhesives for applications/products in textiles, packaging, construction, electronics and other product lines. This role also requires a strong understanding of heat transfer, plastics, resins, etc.

Specifications of Role:

  • Play a key role in product optimization and new product development keeping the organization competitive in the market.

  • Coating, ink and adhesive formulation.

  • Have customer facing responsibility including but not limited to sample prep and production scale-up, technical services, and client trials.

  • Maintain good documentation, application guidelines and records of testing.

  • Provide support to production, marketing & Sales, and quality control as needed.

  • Provide feedback to tech support, clients & leadership team through development process.

  • Evaluate current market trends, make improvements to product performance, and implement cost reduction strategies where possible.

Required Qualifications :

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or related discipline

  • 3-5 years of experience in: formulating coatings, inks, and adhesives; colorants, color matching, and color spectrophotometer; development or application lab setting

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, problem solving, project management skills, and team-oriented approach in a production environment

  • Ability to work independently, supervise technicians and travel on an as-needed basis

  • Some travel required as needed.





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