Analytical Chemist - Polymers

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Location
Atlanta, GA
Salary
$60,000 - $70,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Nov 27, 2018
Job ID
2642315

Global polymer products manufacturer seeks an Analytical Testing Expert to lead the development and enhancement of new and existing analytical test methods. This is a corporate role driving analytical test method development and management for multiple sites across the US. 25% travel is expected to implement, train and audit analytical testing.

The Analytical Chemist will conduct applied research and product/process development in support of new and existing proprietary product concepts at the laboratory, pilot scale, and manufacturing plant environment. He/she will develop and validate analytical methods: Chromatography, FTIR, UV-VIS Microscopy, Thermal Analysis Physical Analysis. Working with teams of engineers and scientists, he/she will investigate creative solutions to technical problems and create business opportunities by systematically exploring analytical approaches based on Polymer and Materials Science, Adhesives, Coatings and Ink Chemistries, and Engineering.

Qualifications

* Bachelor of Science degree a MUST (Chemistry, Polymer Sc or Eng or related). Masters desired.
* Minimum of 4 years experience in a laboratory environment.
* MUST have a strong knowledge of polymer chemistry.
* Experience working with polymers, adhesives, coatings or inks that have food contact or are used in packaging applications would be a plus.

We are an employee-centric organization proud of a 15+ year average tenure. We offer industry leading comprehensive benefits that start day one and a well established career development program to provide continued growth and opportunity.

Keywords: analytical chemist, analytical test methods, lab chemist, polymer chemist, polymer science, FTIR, UV-VIS, test method development, validation, training