Associate Chemist in Beachwood Campus at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY:

Tremco's Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing division is currently searching for an Associate Chemist I in the Beachwood, OH area. The Associate Chemist I will begin to develop and understanding of Tremco's products and business while under the supervision of Senior Research and Development (R&D) personnel. This individual will demonstrate competency and growth in regards to adaptability, initiative, resourcefulness, communication, collaboration and accountability as they develop, improve or maintain Tremco's products and systems to grow sales and market share.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understands Tremco's Core chemistries and formulations of existing products within assigned area of work.
  • Understands causal impact of ingredients and processing compared to performance within area of assigned work.
  • Plans simple experiments and demonstrates ability to relate observations and test variables to test results.
  • Creates project plans that map out scope of work and committed timelines.
  • Reviews work and results with supervisor and proposes ideas and solutions.
  • Executes tasks and experimentation and project plan.
  • Understands and performs key testing protocol to validate product performance.
  • Leverages others knowledge and resources.
  • Interact with adjacent departments to develop understanding and consensus.
  • Maintains laboratory notebook to standard.
  • Write monthly updates and technical reports to supervisor discussing project progression and next steps.
  • Presents work and subject matter internally to R&D.
  • Performs tasks and duties as agreed to in Project Portfolio Optimization Group (PPOG), raw material evaluation and product audits.
  • Participates in Innovation processe.
  • Participates in departmental initiatives such as Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), Make A Difference (MAD) index, housekeeping and small Kaizen's (k's).
  • Performs and reports all work consistent with scientific methodology and standards.
  • Performs assignments as agreed upon in projects plans and standard work.
  • Report results and adjust priorities to accommodate commitments.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, or Chemical Engineering

EXPERIENCE:

No experience or training needed

OTHER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Incumbent must work safely within an industrial chemical laboratory. This includes the safe handling of all chemicals commonly found in industrial labs (acids, bases, oxidizers, reducers, compressed gasses and hazardous materials), the safe operation of all mechanical processing equipment, and the safe operation of physical testing equipment.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.