Analytical Chemist



Advert ID



Pleasant Prairie

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Job description

Summary: The primary result expected from the R&D Chemist will be to assist in formulating new products as requested by Marketing, assist in re-formulating current product lines for improvement, and assist in solving technical scale-up and manufacturing problems by ensuring the availability of quality and value engineered products which satisfy customer's requirements and increase sales and profitability of the corporation.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships, and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry techniques.

* Maintain laboratory instruments to ensure proper working order and troubleshoot malfunctions when needed.

* Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.

* Conduct quality control tests.

* Direct, coordinate, and advise personnel in test procedures for analyzing components and physical properties of coatings and related materials.

* Prepare test solutions, compounds, and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct test.

* Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency and to diagnose malfunctions.

* Confer with peers and supervisors to conduct analyses of research projects, interpret test results, or develop nonstandard tests.

* Write technical papers and reports and prepare standards and specifications for processes, products, or tests.

* Induce changes in composition of substances by introducing heat, light, energy, and chemical catalysts for quantitative and qualitative analysis.

* Required Experience

* Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other scientific technical field.

* Coatings technology experience.

* Proven ability to use fundamental polymer properties to predict end-use performance.

* Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.

* Demonstrated use of Design of Experiments.

* Proven ability to work effectively on cross-functional project teams.