Chemist, Fluoropolymer and Silicone Coatings


Our coating application facility seeks an experienced Coating /Chemist Formulator to manage our coating laboratory in our new facility. This individual will lead our R&D projects with a small team of lab assistants and primarily work on the research and formulation of new products while overseeing bench formulator staff producing in-house applied functional coatings.
  • Fluoropolymer coating, both liquid and powder experience a plus
  • Modifying coating products and formulations for specific end-use application
  • New product development in fields of fluoropolymer and silicone coatings
  • Hands-on formulation for new and existing coating products
  • Ensures manufacturability of lab batches and following production batches as needed
  • Strong laboratory background with hands-on experience a plus
  • Carry out company application and formulation development work with new and existing products
  • Produces batches and prepares samples for in-house application
  • Evaluating new coating application techniques
  • Enhancing and fine tuning existing functional coatings
  • Coordinate test batches and collaborate with production for results
  • Work cross-functionally with application, marketing and sales teams
  • Gives guidance to and train lab assistants
  • Oversee all lab testing for coating functional/mechanical test properties
Desired Skills and Experience:
Qualifications / Experience:
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Material Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on formulation and lab experience in product development
  • Experience formulating and testing of fluoropolymer coatings preferred
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision on multiple projects
State
IL
Position Id
EB-1136161106