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Formulating Chemist at Ashburn Chemical Technologies in Houston, Texas

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • 9 Company Paid Holidays

  • Vision & Dental Benefits

  • Medical Benefits

  • Company Quarterly Luncheons

Our Values:

  • 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!