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BS/MS Coatings Formulations Chemist

Company: CPS, Inc.
Location: Clifton
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Coatings Formulations Chemist will be responsible for the development of new coatings and primers and provide technical assistance and support of current customers and products. Other responsibilities include product portfolio enhancement, profitability improvement, and broaden technology innovation and Intellectual Property. There are 4 people in this group and is part of a larger group in the packaging area. These will be both short- and long-term projects.Essential Job Functions

  • Lead the development of functional coatings, barrier coatings, primers, and other materials for the food and industrial packaging market
  • Handle multiple projects in parallel with variable development timelines depending on the nature of the project and customer expectations
  • Determine problem cause, test, analyze, and implement product and process improvements
  • Execute systematic project management using a stage gate process from ideation to a successful commercial launch
  • Follow ISO procedures and utilize DfSS and statistical analysis to drive the continuous improvements in product performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness
  • Develop a good understanding of the chemistry, structure-property relationship of the products
  • Keep track of latest technology trend and develop new and creative solutions to problems
  • Detail-oriented, organized and demonstrate good writing and oral communication skills
  • Interact and establish good relationship with customers and vendors
  • Demonstrate proficiency in M/S suite software and other professional software used in the lab
  • Follow Chemical Hygiene Plan and look for safety improvements
  • Travel requirements - 5-10%
  • If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 360.21LRTechnical Qualifications
    • BS Degree or equivalent, in Chemistry, Engineering or a related field
    • 3-10 years' experience with technical coating development and commercialization
    • Experience with spray coating is a plus
    • Demonstrate knowledge of chemistry, polymer science, materials, and formulations
    • Ability to apply technical knowledge to project management
    • Understand structure-property relationships in coatings and primers
    • Ability to utilize and implement use of all quality tools
    • Bring forward new ideas and show innovation skills
    • Must have very good oral & written communication skills
    • Team player that wants to grow with the company
    • If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 360.21LR

Keywords: CPS, Inc., Clifton , BS/MS Coatings Formulations Chemist, Other , Clifton, New Jersey

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