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TS Chemist

Company: CPS, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

The responsibilities of the TS Chemist will include the following:

  • Independently outline, organize, and perform Technical Service Requests (TSR's) in collaboration with Senior Chemist / Group Leader
  • Independently design, set up and conduct lab experiments
  • Compile, document, summarize and interpret results of experiments, tests, and analyses
  • Write technical reports or prepare graphs and charts to document experimental results
  • Independently communicate technical information through written internal or external reports
  • Propose and set project work priorities for self in collaboration with supervisor
  • Identify competitive products and evaluate as agreed upon with supervisor
  • Evaluate new coatings, raw materials, binders, solvents, pigments, etc., as agreed upon with supervisor
  • Independently prepare demonstration material for use by our technical sales and distribution staff as directed by supervisor
  • Independently prepare and give formal presentations to workgroup + company technical community + customers
  • Interface with extended laboratory staff at other company sites on processes, problem solving, and new products
  • Provide input for End Use / Technical Service monthly reports
  • Take responsibility for and maintain instruments assigned to them; provide and document training, maintain SOPs, perform, or coordinate maintenance
  • Independently write SOPs for laboratory procedures and analytical methods
  • Order and inventory materials to maintain supplies for equipment and laboratory
  • Travel to Germany to receive technical training and interface with laboratory staff as necessary
  • Assist and attend sales meeting (s), as necessary
  • Assist in preparation and/or attend customer seminars, trade shows, society meetings, as necessary
  • Interface with technical sales team regarding Technical Service requests, projects, lab sales tools and any other support
  • Interface with raw material suppliers regarding pigments, resins, and staring point formulations for paints & coatings
  • Reply to customer technical inquiries received by telephone and e-mail
  • Read and understand SDSs
  • Promote safety culture
  • Work safely in a laboratory environment, actively participating in and complying with laboratory & company safety and 6S programs
  • Successfully attend/complete appropriate EH&S safety training
  • Maintain an orderly / clean and safe work environment
  • Proactively identify, document, address and correct al near misses and unsafe behaviors and conditions
  • Follow emergency response procedures
  • Initiate / participate in MOC reviews
  • Participate in inventory audits
  • Participate in lab inspections
  • Identify / Document Near-Misses
  • Conduct investigation and follow-up activities for incidents and near-misses by performing root cause analyses implementing corrective actions
  • Perform routine daily maintenance functions such as clean-up, trash disposal, washing equipment, disposal of hazardous and nonhazardous waste in accordance with established procedures
  • If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Alicia Mytnik at amytnik@cps4jobs.com.
    JO: 803.22AM
    Technical Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Arts / Science in chemistry or related field
    • 4-8 years' experience (post BA / BS) in Additives / Coatings (or related field)
    • Good problem-solving abilities
    • Good communication skills
    • Able to work independently
    • If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Alicia Mytnik at amytnik@cps4jobs.com.
      JO: 803.22AM

Keywords: CPS, Inc., Hartford , TS Chemist, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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