Laureldale - Berks County|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Benefits:||Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO|
Reading, PA - Water-based Pigment Dispersion manufacturer looking for FT Chemist. Candidate will be involved in all aspects of the company’s technical business.
Job responsibilities include but not limited to:
Formulating new products, utilizing alternate raw materials, and improving existing products from lab sample to pilot plant and then into production;
Developing the ability to color match to customer’s standards and also evaluating pigment dispersions in customer’s end-use application;
Collaborating with technical team and commercial team regarding product formulation, application, scale-up and trial support;
Maintaining detailed and accurate laboratory records and translating data into clear, well-written technical reports.
Experienced in formulating water or solvent-base pigment dispersions would be an advantage;
Has a working knowledge of pigments, additives, and applications relating to pigment dispersions;
Adept with lab equipment such as lab horizontal mills, high speed stirrers, and other equipment required for the projects;
Possesses strong communication skills, both verbal (interpersonal) and written (technical report writing);
Highly organized to assure work is completed in both a timely and safe manner
Demonstrated the ability to “get the job done” in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment individually and in a team;
Requires the ability to learn the company’s ERP system in so far as it relates to R&D, regulatory, and QC;
Bachelors of Science in Chemistry with some coatings industry experience or recent graduates in chemistry with physical or organic chemistry as a major.