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Senior Chemist

Company: CPS, Inc.
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Chemist conducts R&D and product development projects for the Product Development department of company. He/she works closely with other members of the technical team to design experiments, develop paint and coating formulations, and test them according to standard protocols. He/she collects and reports data and ensures experiments are conducted in an accurate, complete, and efficient manner. Fundamental skills for the role include ability to communicate effectively, organizational skills, team-work, and observational skills. All work shall be performed with adherence to company environmental, health, and safety (EHS) policies and procedures.
The Senior Chemist will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the practices, concepts, and procedures as it relates to the design, making, and performance testing of paint and coatings formulations
He/she operates independently and with mentorship and guidance from experienced members of the technical team to understand and execute project assignments in a timely manner
Create new, market leading products based on critical to quality (CTQ) metrics
Develop a thorough knowledge of coating raw materials, formulation science, and experimental design
Build a strong understanding of the company products and capabilities, the competitive landscape, and market trends and needs
Occasionally mentor, train, and direct the work of Technicians and Junior / Senior Chemists
Collaborate with colleagues and contribute ideas to other projects in the portfolio
Maintain good records, prepare project presentations, and communicate experimental results to the technical team as necessary
Review opportunities for process and product improvements with the Group Leader
Create and maintain an orderly and professional workspace with adherence to good housekeeping practices
Participate in safety inspections and conduct all work in a manner consistent with safety best practices
If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at

JO: 506.21DH

Technical Qualifications
BS/MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field
Minimum of 5 years of industry experience formulating architectural or other water-based coatings
Demonstrated commercialization success
Experience with Six Sigma and/or Stage Gate project management processes
Experience with design of experiments (DOE) statistical methods preferred
If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at

JO: 506.21DH

Keywords: CPS, Inc., Phoenix , Senior Chemist, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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