What do you love about Chemistry? The complexity? The art? The unique puzzles and solutions involved? As a Formulating Chemist, you get to experience these characteristics every day in a supportive and stimulating environment! This role is a valuable and essential piece to our company. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about what they do and is eager to contribute their individuality, skills, and talent!
Our Company and This Role:
At Ashburn Chemical Technologies, we are driven with a determination to influence our industry, our customers, and our employees with a "do it right the first time" mentality! We wouldn't be able to achieve our goals without the right people in place. That's why we hire people who are passionate about their work and who thrive in challenging environments!
We are looking for a Formulating Chemist to support our company's goals of continuous improvement, quality, and success!
What You'll Do:
Conduct standard routine tests: specific gravity, pH, corrosion tests, and % concentrations by refractometer readings on batch samples
Compare and evaluate chemical/physical properties and performance characteristics of metalworking fluids, rust preventatives and cleaner/degreasers
Prepare samples of formulas
Conduct tests to help develop, improve, and customize products
Compile and organize reports to track new product development, competitive samples, analyses, field sample reports, and related documents
Collect, label, organize, and store all lab samples
Record all data and maintain lab files/records including MSDS and customer reports
Stock and maintain lab equipment
Who You Are:
Details are important to you
Thrive on being task oriented
Enjoy finding solutions to complex problems
Possess the ability to communicate to those outside of your field of work
Who You Will Be Working With:
Working daily with Lab Technicians
Reporting to General Manager/President
What is Required?
At least 3 years of college chemistry
What is Preferred?
Prior experience in a similar position and field
Pay: Commensurate with Experience
401(k) + Company Match
Performance reviews annually
9 Company Paid Holidays
Vision & Dental Benefits
Company Quarterly Luncheons
Considerate - We treat others the way we want to be treated!
Customer Focused - We are business to take care of our customers.
Continuous Improvement - We are motivated by the challenge of getting better every day personally & professionally
Cash Flow - We generate cash flow that supports our independence and growth.
Community - We support the communities where we live and work.
Common Sense - We use our intuition and past experience to make the right decision. Safety First!