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Formulation Chemist (Coatings & Paint)

Company: Simon Roofing
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Coating & Paint Chemist

SR Products a leader in roof coatings manufacturer is growing and looking for high performing individuals to join our team to help take us to the next level! We are looking for driven individuals with a passion to succeed and create new ideas.

I We are seeking a full-time Coatings & Paint Chemist. A degree in chemistry or chemical engineering with emphasis in architectural and industrial coatings preferred.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with management, sales and marketing to determine customers and needs for defined targets
  • Develop new coatings formulations: prepare batches conduct experiments, prepare customer submittals
  • Resolve technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken when needed.
  • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of laboratory results.
  • Work with Production Dept. to resolve manufacturing issues related to processing or formulation.
  • Ensure the efficient and safe scale up of new formulations in the plant.
  • Work closely with Environmental and Sales teams to meet the changing regulatory guidelines.
  • Test products using ASTM and new test methods and interpret results against customer needs
  • Apply coatings via Brushing, rolling, or spraying to match customer specifications

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    • B.S/M.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or closely related discipline is required.
    • Four (4) plus years of experience in the Architectural/Industrial coatings industry is required.
    • Candidate must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
    • Three to Five (3-5) years of experience in paint chemistry and compounding
    • Must have experience with compounding process.
    • Specific paint compound test methods, physical and application
    • Paint standards with emphasis on commercial and high-performance coatings
    • Specialty paint application markets, architectural, industrial, etc.
    • At least some latex coating formulation experience is strong plus.
    • Experience with 2K epoxy or urethane formulation, water and/or solvent based, is a plus
    • Color Matching Experience Candidate must be proficient in MS Office.
    • Must be physically able to stand, walk, reach, climb or balance, and kneel.

      What We Offer:
      • Great earning potential
      • Excellent Health Insurance, Dental, Vision Care benefits & Free life insurance
      • AFLAC and Short-Term Disability
      • 401K plan, with a discretionary annual match
      • Annual Safety and Performance bonuses

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by the Federal or State law or local ordinance.

        Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

        I certify the information I have provided in this Employment Application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that, if hired, discovery of any false information provided or any relevant information omitted (no matter when discovered) may result in the immediate termination of my employment. I authorize Simon Roofing and Sheet Metal Corp. (the "Company") to make whatever inquiries it deems necessary or appropriate of any person or organization to verify any of the information I have provided in this application and to determine my qualifications and abilities. I hereby release the Company from any and all claims or action or causes of action arising out of the Company's lawful inquiries and/or its determination of my qualifications and abilities.

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