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Research And Development Formulation Chemist

Company: Actalent
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Description: MUST: Product Formulation From Concept Product Modification upon request Research & Development experience Ability to collaborate and work independently Willingness to learn Formulation experience needs to be Industrial (polymers, aerospace, defense, coatings, surface treatments, surfactants, etc) BS degree or equivalent in, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related. 5 years or more of related formulation and technical service experience. Knowledge of the formulation, structure, and properties of ingredients. Strong Attention to detail, Good recordkeeping skills. Proficient in commonly used business and scientific applications, including common research databases, search functions and statistical design of experiments. Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interface with internal and external customers at all levels. Experience directly managing employees with an ability to motivate, train and develop the team. Nice to Haves- --- 10 years or more of industry experience in formulation development. --- Experience working on teams located in different regions of the world. --- Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and driving such changes. --- Business acumen. --- Proven track record of presenting at conferences. --- Experience protecting and maintaining IP, including filing patent applications. Formal Job Description: Accountabilities with Key Outcomes 1. New Product Formulation and Application Development activities for the Surface Treatment business in core markets e.g. Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Automotive, Medical, etc. 2. Formulation technical support involving existing product portfolio of surface treatment technologies. 3. Develop ideas for new product development and the modification of current products through customer interaction, employee collaboration, market discovery, literature searches and engagement with suppliers of advanced materials. 4. Experimental design, data evaluation, generation of scientific, and coordination studies with other technical groups internally and externally. 5. Plays an important role in the scale-up and technology transfer process in collaboration with Manufacturing team. 6. Assist, consult and trouble-shoot technology validation, beta site activities, customer start-ups, and customer post-sales operations. 7. Responsible, in collaboration with management, to develop and execute project plans based on initiatives, project deliverables, and timelines, working with cross-functional teams 8. Defining, leading by example, and establishing technical excellence that leverages the use of scientific principles, analytical methodologies, new technologies, and deep customer and market insights. 9. Effectively communicates and defends own work, orally and in writing, at team meetings, in technical documents, and to external partners. 10. Driving a focus on competitive intelligence, intellectual property development and protection, open innovation, sustainability, and acquisition technology opportunities 11. Contribute to technical service addressing customers/market current and future needs, requirements opportunities, competitive intelligence, and technology trends. 12. Gives technical presentations to customers and market associations/events in order to promote technologies and products 13. Actively participates and engages in core market activities including but not limited to market-focused committees, trade associations, technical conferences, and trade events. 14. Some travel may be required to visit customers and tradeshows within the United States and Internationally. 15. Promoting a safe work environment through behavior, equipment and communication Skills: Formulation, Chemistry, R&d, Research & development, client interaction Top Skills Details: Formulation,Chemistry,R&d,Research & development Additional Skills & Qualifications: Chemistry R&D Product Launch Formulating Formulation Experience Level: Expert Level About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Waukegan , Research And Development Formulation Chemist, Other , Gurnee, Illinois

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