Senior Chemist - 22582

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Location
MI
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Jul 05, 2017
Job ID
2484599

REQUIREMENTS: 
Looking for advancement opportunities in a small industry leader organization where you can wear lots of hats, make an impact and still maintain work life balance?  Do you have the following?

  • Minimum of a BS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, advanced degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of related experience in direct glazing, adhesives, sound damping or polymer/water-based coatings
  • Experience must include either: 1) Waterbased coating chemist for liquid applied sound dampening.  Will also need experience formulating coatings using acrylic, SBR, urethane water based latex or 2) Elastomers compounding for elastomer sealant/adhesive business.  Looking for experience compounding rubber to make adhesives or sealants (SBR, NBR, butyl).   
  • Must have demonstrated ability to lead a team of 3-5 people and to make customer presentations.  
  • at least 3 years of developing and testing adhesives or other bonding material.  Ideally for use in automotive/glass
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in development and product launch
  • Project Management skills are a plus. 
  • Candidates local to the Detroit Metro area are preferred.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
This Senior Chemist role is responsible for conducting research, analysis and experimentation to formulate materials used in final assembly of automotive windshields. This individual will work closely with customers, materials engineers, sales, purchasing and internal development staff to develop and  formulate specific product, manufacturing process standards and direct scale-up activities. Will prepare technical reports and maintain project and product database.