Chemist - Coatings Job


Location: 

Mulberry, FL, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Research and Development
Posting Date:  Feb 11, 2024

Chemist

JOB DIMENSIONS
-    General purpose: provides  technical support for the business units in the areas of crop nutrients, and oil and gas. The position contributes to and can lead ongoing Research and Development. The projects and goals are aimed at solving problems and providing answers to our Sales Staff and Customers; to improve product quality and to develop new products.
ACTIVITIES

-    Evaluate the chemical and physical properties of various organic and inorganic substances (raw materials) in order to investigate their applications to mining/crop nutrient chemicals.
-    Design new products and make improvements to existing products and formulations.
-    Test finished products for quality purposes and recommend changes to product specifications as necessary.
-    Participate in ongoing research projects, fostering creative ideas and promoting teamwork in the successful completion of assigned tasks.
-    Design and execute test programs, collect and analyze data, perform sound scientific interpretation of the data, run pilot tests and industrial tests, write reports in a clear, concise and logical manner and coordinate documentation and communication of information.
-    Work with marketing and sales team to help determine customers’ unmet needs.
-    Effectively work with operations team throughout the scale up process of new products.
-    Provide laboratory support to QA and Production; perform analytical tests. 
-    Maintain laboratory records in a neat and organized fashion.
-    Work in laboratory safely and in accordance with safety procedures.
-    Maintain and calibrate laboratory instrumentation and equipment.
-    Communicate clearly and concisely in both written and verbal forms to internal customers.
-    Demonstrate a keen eye for detail and the capacity to effectively prioritize tasks.
-    Guarantee the timely and efficient completion of all assignments while maintaining data integrity.
-    Limited travel, up to 25%
-    Other duties, as assigned. 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES

-    Must be self-motivated with a can-do attitude 
-    Must be adaptable to changing objectives and priorities 
-    Proficiency with MS Office products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
-    Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
-    Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment
-    Basic knowledge of safety procedures including personal protection equipment (PPE) and standard lab safety procedures


QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

-    Bachelor’s in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science or other related technical field required
-     2+ years of experience in a lab based role preferred but not required, can include undergraduate research experience 


 

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €11.5 billion, of which 2.6% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 16 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through www.arkema.com to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Reaching far beyond your discoveries!

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.
We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €11.5 billion, of which 2.6% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 16 R&D centers.
If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through www.arkema.com to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.
Reaching far beyond your discoveries!

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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