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Formulation Scientist / R&D Chemical Engineer 
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 | United StatesTennessee, United States

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19 November 2018 14:12

Description 

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

 

This position will be responsible for researching and exploring new concepts and technologies that can lead to new products through improved processes and materials. The Formulation Scientist will be a key member of our Research and Develop team and will play an integral role in driving planning, development, validation, and launch of new products through innovative processes.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

·       Develop new products through new and/or modifying existing formulations

·       Conduct hands-on testing to analyze problems prior to commercialization

·       Work with cross functional teams to drive technical solutions to assigned projects

·       Adapt to changing project requirements to scale up from lab to full production

·       Develop specifications and QC protocols for new and improved products/formulations

·       Assist on qualification testing and approval of alternate or low-cost vendors

·       Support the ISO 9000 and TL9000 quality systems as appropriate

·       Other duties as assigned.

 

 

EDUCATIONAL AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

·       Minimum B.S. (M.S. preferred) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Science

·       At least 3-5 years of experience in formulating polymer-based products

·       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·       Hands-on experience in commercialization through stage-gate process

·       Ability to work under aggressive timelines and multiple task assignments

·       Extrusion/plastics background preferred + compounding