Formulator and Analytical Chemist

Department: Research and Development

Anticipated Start Date: June 5, 2020

Preferred laboratory experience and/or proficiencies in the following:

  • Inks, Paints, Coatings
  • Polymeric product formulations
  • Extensive knowledge on paint additives: pigments, surfactants, surface modifiers
  • Product application performance testing, such as emulsion polymerization
  • Implementing new application tests
  • Supporting new product development for IPC application areas
  • Analytics
  • Wet chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry methodology
  • Inorganic and composite materials experience including synthesis, drying, extrusion, and dispersions techniques
  • Characterization of Inorganic and composite materials (mechanical property testing, BET, XRD, etc.)
  • Process development laboratory
  • Process
  • Organic Synthesis research experience including the use of laboratory-scale autoclaves, glassware reactors, distillation, and mechanical skills to assemble reactors
  • Pilot plant or process/operations (DCS, handling materials, process safety)
  • Gas chromatography (GC) experience preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Design and develop new paints and coatings
  • Develop a quality protocol for new products
  • Cost savings and testing new raw materials
  • Occasional travel to customer facilities to provide technical service
  • Production support for new and existing products

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 3 years of work experience or equivalent training in paint and coating formulation
  • Other Skills required
  • Candidate should have good analytical skills and be comfortable doing hands-on formulation in a laboratory environment.
  • Works with production to conduct pilot plant manufacturing and support scale-up activities.
  • Required to support manufacturing for issues in production, review all production batch tickets with manufacturing and provide training to operators and supervisors concerning new raw materials and new chemistries.
  • Responsible for understanding GIT’s procedures for securing intellectual property; responsible for appropriately recording laboratory results for use in developing intellectual property.
  • Develops and maintains relationships to guarantee effective utilization of “Best Practices” for technologies within the scope of the job.

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Organic chemistry or polymer chemistry
  • 2+ years of industrial laboratory experience preferred
  • Ability to define, and implement ideas and solutions
  • Strong mathematical/laboratory skills
  • Computer competency including knowledge and ability to utilize Microsoft Office and other required software
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Experience with ISO 9001 preferred

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a resume and cover letter with details about your experience to info@grapheneenterprise.ca with “Formulator and Analytical Chemist” in the subject line.