Sr. Chemist - Bay St Louis, Mississippi United States - 19249



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19249
Title: Sr. Chemist
Job Location: Bay St Louis, Mississippi - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


The Sr. Chemist will report to the R&D Lab Manager and will have the capability to develop, analyze, and optimize monomers and water soluble polymers that meet the specific characteristics of each related project in coordination with  various internal and external partners.

Function: The Sr. Chemist will perform lab scale synthesis projects under the supervision of the R&D Lab Manager in coordination with production, global R&D, and sales.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Chemist                                 

The Sr. Chemist will report to the R&D Lab Manager and will have the capability to develop, analyze, and optimize monomers and water soluble polymers that meet the specific characteristics of each related project in coordination with  various internal and external partners.

Function: The Sr. Chemist will perform lab scale synthesis projects under the supervision of the R&D Lab Manager in coordination with production, global R&D, and sales.  

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct laboratory synthesis batches for various monomer and polymer products
  • Design and set-up equipment for supporting lab scale syntheses to test different process equipment configurations at lab scale
  • Test product performance and trouble shoot scale up issues
  • Maintain and/or utilize analytical instruments/techniques (GC, HPLC, FT-IR, AA, etc.).
  • Work within internal databases to document and view product information
  • Work closely with QA, QC, Sales, Technical and manufacturing
  • Participate in root cause analysis of quality assurance issues in manufacturing
  • Perform analysis of competitive products in the marketplace
  • Understand regulatory/documentation requirements and implement as required 

 

Requirements

  • A minimum of a BS in Chemistry and 5 years of experience in organic synthesis; or a Masters in Organic Chemistry with a minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Polymer experience, specifically with flocculants and coagulants, preferred but not required. 
  • Experience in dealing with senior level management
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent discretion with only limited supervision
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work in a global environment
  • Good laboratory housekeeping practices and adherence to safety regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to travel up to 30 % of the time

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a BS in Chemistry and 5 years of experience in organic synthesis; or a Masters in Organic Chemistry with a minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Polymer experience, specifically with flocculants and coagulants, preferred but not required. 
  • Experience in dealing with senior level management
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent discretion with only limited supervision
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work in a global environment
  • Good laboratory housekeeping practices and adherence to safety regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to travel up to 30 % of the time

 

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