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Associate Chemist

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

Job Description

  • Will be required to perform a variety of well-defined formulation and characterization tests. This may include the operation of specialized characterization and application instruments/equipment.?
  • With supervision, the individual must be capable of analyzing, planning, and implementing test methods to help develop viable technical solutions.
  • Expected to be able to recognize and communicate potential technical hurdles and propose a solution-oriented path forward.
  • Will assist in designing and executing experiments, as well as interpreting laboratory results.
  • Will work under moderate supervision as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team in Global Formulation Technology, Seed Treatment and Coatings.
  • Will be asked to document results and draft manuscripts to support manufacturing.
  • Will liaise closely with key stakeholders from biology, application technology, and marketing.

Skills Required

  • Experience with safe laboratory practices, sample preparation techniques, quantitative analysis, data acquisition/interpretation, and report writing is required.
  • Must possess strong communication skills.
  • Can effectively communicate experimental findings in presentations and reports.
  • Strong team participation.
  • Demonstrates ability to understand project needs and can communicate across disciplines.
  • Understands safe lab practices and maintains accurate laboratory records.
  • Fundamental knowledge of formulation science, chemistry, and/or product development
  • Demonstrated hands-on laboratory skills, either in an academic or industrial environment
  • Ability to adapt existing laboratory techniques and equipment, and contribute original ideas
  • Multi-task oriented and able to manage tight deadline demands
  • Team player with ability to build working relationships across functions and locations
  • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Serious safety focus, attention to detail, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Technical Competencies:
    • Practical Laboratory Skills
    • Formulation Science and Product Development
    • Polymer Chemistry, Colloids, and/or Surface Science
  • Assets:
    • Experience with seed application testing flowability, dust-off, plant ability, abrasion.
    • Experience with physical characterization techniques (viscosity, particle size analysis, density measurements, pH, etc.)
  • Clearances:
    • Some activities may require the use of a half mask style respirator. Typical use is 5-15 minutes.


  • B.S. in a scientific discipline such as chemistry or chemical engineering

Additional Requirements

  • Work Schedule: M-F 8h per day, typical shift (around 8-5)
Company Description
HirePower (HPP) is a woman owned and operated Staffing and IT Professional Services business incorporated in 2002. HirePower continually assesses the business climate and develops staffing applications to meet our client’s needs. Exceptional customer service and a results oriented approach to employment enable us to create the right fit for both the client and employee. We have provided support to clients in the following segments: Information Technology, Refining, Marketing, Exploration & Production, Manufacturing Retail Distribution, Logistics, Payroll, Resource Planning Optimization, Geology & Geophysical, Finance, Administration, and Customer Service.



2 T.W.Alexander Drive Research Triangle Park

Raleigh, NC
27613 USA