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Development Chemist

Burlington, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Development Chemist

This Development Chemist position conducts development work for new compounds in new product developments, and improve current compounds in performance, efficiency, and price competitiveness. The Development Chemist will provide technical support to Production and Sales. Provide technical support to service to customers and potential customers.

A qualified Development Chemist candidate will have 2-4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment:

  • Analyze compounds and record data, including competitors when needed, to determine physical and chemical properties for development of compounds
  • Responsible for developing and issuing new formulations for new compounds based on requirements and specifications from customers (FDA, Automotive & W/C specifications) and market demands
  • Investigate applicability of new formulations and past formulations in replacement of raw materials to enhance performance and minimize cost, keeping quality standards
  • Responsible for issuing raw materials substitutions when needed
  • Generate new ideas for new product development of compounds and researching feasibility in terms of profitability, resource availability and compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for evaluating formulations via proper lab verification methods. Do necessary adjustments along the way of evaluation. Make recommendations for improvements in process for pilot line or production line trial formulation.
  • Evaluate production trial compounds for designed chemical, physical and rheological properties
  • Provides technical support internally/externally to Production, QC/QA, Sales and customers for cost savings, raw material evaluation and raw material substitution

Development Chemist Required Skills/Education & Abilities:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry
  • Technical knowledge with PVC material and application experience in formulating
  • Ability to research, evaluate and implement new compounds
  • Expertise in chemistry, understand surface-interface properties and surface characterization
  • Must have experience with roll mill, hot press, tensile tester, impact tester, color eyes and other lab device needed for formulations.

Important to know:

  • Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship
  • ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt preferred*
  • Full time position with benefits
  • Competitive Compensation based on experience

If you're an Development Chemist with PVC material experience apply today!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.



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