Senior Chemist in West Warwick, RI at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Tremco’s Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing division is currently searching for a Senior Chemist. The Senior Chemist is a member of the Research and Development (R&D) department with responsibility for providing hand-on research and technical knowledge to develop new products through commercial launch and support existing products to promote the growth of Dryvit Systems products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support research projects that deliver business results through data driven decision making
  • Work within cross functional teams to enable new product development project success
  • Execute various project activities in support of a defined product development process
  • Design & execute experiments to evaluate and optimize the performance attributes of assigned technologies
  • Develop an understanding of process capability, design selection criteria, and/or structure-property relationships for developed products
  • Actively research relevant intellectual property and support development of patentable inventions
  • Maintain proper documentation of technical and experimental activities

Education:

Bachelors’ in Chemistry, Physical Sciences or Engineering required. Master’s degree or PhD degree preferred.

Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Exposure to Six Sigma tools such as design of experiments and statistical analysis
  • Ability to formulate a technical strategy to solve complex problems
  • Excellent skills in report writing and verbal presentation of technical data
  • Cementitious chemistry formulation experience preferred
  • Coatings formulation experience with water-based resins preferred
  • Passion for learning about relevant technologies preferred
  • Proactively develops professional growth through collaboration and mentoring relationships preferred
  • Experience working with cross functional teams including marketing, sales, finance, & operations to deliver defined product development activity preferred
  • Experience using Six Sigma or DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology a plus

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