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Associate Chemist

Location : Research Triangle Park, NC
Job Type : Contract
Reference Code : 9651
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : BS
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Major chemical manufacturer has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Chemist - Formulation Technology at their facility in Research Triangle Park, NC.  This role supports Global Formulation Development and will provide formulation research for product development (water-based suspensions) applied to seeds/agriculture.


This long-term contract pays in the low-to-mid $20s, depending on experience and degree level.  BS is required; MS is preferred.


The main focus of the position is to conduct formulation lab activities that support the development, registration, and manufacture of new products and formulations for Crop Protection. The qualifying individual will be required to assist in designing and executing experiments, as well as interpreting laboratory results. Experience with safe laboratory practices, sample preparation techniques, quantitative analysis, data acquisition/interpretation, and report writing is required. This individual will work under moderate supervision as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team in Global Formulation Technology, Seed Treatment and Coatings.


Key responsibilities will include: • The candidate will be required to perform a variety of well-defined formulation and characterization tests. This may include the operation of specialized characterization and application instruments/equipment. • With supervision, the individual must be capable of analyzing, planning, and implementing test methods to help develop viable technical solutions. The candidate is also expected to be able to recognize and communicate potential technical hurdles and propose a solution-oriented path forward. • Must possess strong communication skills.


Must Have: - Agriculture experience - Bachelor's in Chemistry - Experience working with polymers - Experience with surface chemistry (absorption, etc.)


Required Qualifications :
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