In addition to a hands-on background, the successful candidate must be ambitious with a desire to expand their horizons in the field. This person will become a part of the team that grows their R&D department; someone to help take their company to the next level. Ultimately, they are in line to become the next head of R&D!
Competitive compensation plus benefits.
Applicants should have 5+ years of experience in the building products industry with knowledge of asphalt and polymer coating, adhesives, and sealants applications. The individual will have demonstrated the ability to manage technology projects from inception to completion that have positively impacted the financial performance of the company.
R&D Chemist Other Requirements:
• A common sense approach to R&D but able to think creatively. Ability to manage contract R&D and outside testing.
• Demonstrated ability to take product concepts from the laboratory to the plant and ultimately to commercialization.
• Comfortable working and communicating with Operations to troubleshoot and resolve scale-up issues and/or concerns.
• Possess an understanding of the chemistries, physical properties, processing, and storage of finished product formulations and aging mechanisms.