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Senior Chemist - Industrial Coatings

  • Moline, IL
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IL114-2690514
Our client is a global leader in the manufacture of paints and coatings. They require an experienced industrial coatings chemist to join their team at a manufacturing and lab facility in Moline, IL. 

Responsibilities:
  • Perform experiments to develop, reformulate and improve industrial coatings products.
  • Solve product or manufacturing process related technical problems. 
  • Demonstrate significant mastery in the use of chemical raw materials, instruments and substrates related to liquid industrial coatings. 
  • Lead projects of varying complexity with little to no supervision. 
  • Be accountable for timely and accurate technical solutions. 
  • Mentor lesser experienced chemists. 
  • Develop expertise in at least one area of technology. 
  • Overnight travel to customer sites on occasion. 
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or related discipline with at least two semesters each of both general and organic chemistry. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of industrial coatings laboratory experience. 
  • At least 3 years of experience developing aftermarket coatings formulations. 
  • Strong preference given to those with significant experience in 1K and 2K Solvent and Water based coatings formulation for industrial applications. 
  • Experience with aerosol formulations highly desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Project organization experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to travel as required. 
 
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and must not require future visa sponsorship. 
 
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