Senior Chemist (m/f/d)

  • B.S. degree in a science major (Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering) with at least 5-7 years of experience in the R&D environment in the field of casting film developments
  • M.S degree in Chemistry or Chemical engineering is preferred
  • Familiar with various film fabrications and applications in the automotive industry
  • Experiences in the IMR film development desired
  • Conduct laboratory study and analysis on a range of substances and proprietary products
  • Usually performs as staff consultant relative to a scientific or technical specialty
  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed experimental approaches, techniques, or equipment when necessary data are insufficient or confirmation by testing is advisable
  • As an individual researcher, carries out complex or new assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures
  • May be assisted by other Research and Development labs
  • Independently conceives, plans, and conducts research which could have considerable influence on scientific knowledge or technological developments
  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others; as project leader, reviews results of project team overall, as well as individual members
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, including common area and personal work areas
  • Perform laboratory evaluations to assist in the development of new films, coatings, and adhesive formulations
  • Conduct lab work in developing new paint film structures and products
  • Operate test equipment used to evaluate product functionality and performance in support of development efforts
  • Help chemist with coating trials on lab coaters and production coaters and laminators
  • Document / communicate laboratory results clearly and concisely via use of laboratory notebooks, reports, presentations, etc.
  • Effectively use all available resources (computer, library, and other departments) to accomplish objectives

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Lancaster, South Carolina [USA]