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Spray Polyurethane Foam Chemist Cartersville, GA ref

  • ESR Healthcare
  • 08/09/19
  • Cartersville, GA
  • 30120
  • Full-Time
Spray Polyurethane Foam Chemist Cartersville, GA ref

seeking a spray polyurethane foam Chemist. The candidate will be responsible for R&D projects covering a variety of insulation and roofing spray polyurethane chemistry. The position will work closely with other R&D and QC Chemists as well as Field Service and Manufacturing Technicians. This position will be part of the Accella Polyurethane business located in Cartersville, GA and report to the Technical Director.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

New product development

Scope, design and execute product performance improvement projects

Formulation tailoring for unique customer specifications

Support Manufacturing, Quality, Sales and Product Management functions

Operation of analytical, mechanical property and chemical processing equipment

Developing and implementation of quality control specifications and standards

Project management and documentation including laboratory notebook documentation and project report writing

Strong laboratory skills required including both scientific practices and housekeeping

Job Specifications:

Bachelors of Science in Chemistry (or related technical discipline) is preferred. Candidates with other relevant industry experience may be considered

5 or more years lab experience in product development/application is desirable

Polyurethane foam formulation experience is required

Understanding of polymer chemistry and structure property relationships

Strong mechanical aptitude

Hands on work ethic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Must be a self-starter and demonstrate a strong bias toward action

Experience in data collection, manipulation and analysis

Travel up to 25%

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to pass respirator fit test and medical evaluation

Medium work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and occasionally up to 75lbs.

Ability to work on your feet for long periods of time

Ability to use hands and arms to lift and reach overhead, push, pull, grasp

Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl

Ability to hear at normal speaking levels, talking and ability to exchange ideas

Required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment, regularly utilizes depth perception, peripheral vision and close focus

Subject to environmental conditions, both hot and cold, inside and outside weather conditions

Subject to hazards, including a variety of physical conditions and proximity to moving mechanical parts and atmospheric conditions that may affect the respiratory system

Regularly operates a computer, computer accessories and phone equipment

About job

Job type:Direct hireJob function:ProductionIndustry:ChemicalsExperience level:AssociateEducation level:Bachelors degreeLocation:Cartersville, GAZip code:30120Skills: Karl Fischer Titrations, Viscometers, FTIR, PH MetersExperience required: 3 Years Relocation assistance:NoVisa requirement:Only US citizens and Greencard holders

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