Chemist - Coatings

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Location
Minneapolis, MN
Salary
$80,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Aug 07, 2018
Job ID
2583727
Our client is an industry leader and  global manufacturer of paints and coatings for a variety of applications and is in need of an experienced industrial coatings chemist with specific experience in the development of powder coatings. They offer a state of the art laboratory facilities and exciting growth potential. 

Responsibilities
  • Develop and update formulas for powder coatings by performing analyses and performance tests. 
  • Develop test batches and production scale formulas for powder coatings. 
  • Operate and maintain specialized laboratory equipment. 
  • Respond to and resolve technical questions from technicians, production personnel, quality control and customers. 
  • Serve as a team member on complex technical projects. 
  • Supervise technicians as required.
  • Write technical reports and laboratory testing documentation. 

Requirements
  • Bachelor degree; Chemistry or related science major preferred. 
  • 8 years of industrial chemistry experience. 
  • At least 4 years experience in formulating and testing powder coatings is required.  
  • Ability to apply industrial chemistry principles and practices. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Laboratory project management skills. 

Interested candidates should be legally authorized to work in the United States.