Summary: Commercializing new or existing coatings technology to support the revenue growth and objectives of the corporation. Working as part of a small, agile group, develops and tests water-borne coatings for consumer and industrial applications. This will entail working on products from concept through completion, including formulation, raw material evaluation, pigmentation, testing, and development of application techniques, product scale up, and troubleshooting.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead and execute projects for consumer and industrial maintenance coatings.
Use sound data-based decision processes to draw conclusions from test results and provide input to the rest of the project team, on appropriate next steps on projects.
Use the appropriate balance of theoretical and practical knowledge to accelerate the development and commercialization of consumer and industrial maintenance coatings.
Develop new test methods as necessary to accelerate the development and commercialization of new products.
Provide progress updates through the regular issuance of written and verbal reports.
Work seamlessly as a member of cross-functional project teams.
Maintain records of experiments, results and conclusions in a lab notebook.
B.S. degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other scientific technical field.
Experience formulating and testing water-borne coatings for consumer and industrial maintenance applications preferred.
Proven ability to use fundamental polymer properties to predict end-use performance.
Demonstrated use of Design of Experiments.
Proven ability to work effectively on cross-functional project teams.
Ability to work safely in laboratories, manufacturing, and customer facilities.
Solid record keeping skills.
Solid verbal and written communication skills.
Solid PC skills including MS Office.
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)