Research Chemist in Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina
Science & Research
Job Type
US$ 80,000 - US$ 125,000 per year
Reference Number
Paul,Steven, Spherion
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Job Description

R&D Chemist opening for a large manufacturing company located in the Charleston, SC area. We have an immediate opening for R&D Manager. This is a Direct Hire Opportunity with tons of growth opportunity. Please forward a copy of your resume to

Pay Range: $80,000- $125,000
First Shift- 8:00am to 5:00pm
Relocation Package

R&D Chemist Responsibilities
- R&D Chemist to development and support of liquid coatings technology
- Experience with formulations
- Quality Control of our manufacturing processes
- Close coordination with Product Management to define our existing value proposition relative to competitive products
- Participation in the development of our laminates Product Road Map
- Technical support of our liquid coatings customers
- Test raw materials(resins, solvents, pigments etc.) for new product development
- Developed new products to the Graphic Arts and Industrial coatings industries
- Quality control of digital and screenprinting inks; familiar with equipment used to measure viscosity, gloss, color, cure, grind, adhesion etc.
- Assist internal and external customers with issues related to ink/substrate/processing
- Generate MSDS for company products
- Oversee reporting and compliance of environmental regulations including EPA, MODNR, and OSHA

Working hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm

The ideal candidate will have the following credentials:
--Minimum of BS in Chemistry, PhD preferred
--10+ years of experience in the development of water based coatings
--Proven track record of performance in an entrepreneurial environmen

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