Technical Services Chemist in Charlotte, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a world-leading hot melt adhesive manufacturer.  Please contact or 704.332.5443

Technical Service Chemist 

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

•     Perform customer technical support.

•     Testing, and adhesive formulation

•     Provide assistance to production for scaleup and process improvement work. 

•     Some customer travel, trade shows and seminars. 


Experience in the hot melt adhesives industry (specifically packaging, woodworking, or assembly adhesives.)

Experience in pressure sensitive adhesive formulating or testing would be preferred

Chemistry degree is preferred, but a degree or college coursework in chemistry or a related science would be acceptable.

A minimum of 5 years lab or plant experience is required.

Experience with successful time management and multitasking

Ability to work as part of a team

Exhibits sense of ownership and accountability

Strong attention to detail

Adaptable, willing and interested to learn/do new things

Conducts research, analysis, synthesis, and experimentation on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies by performing the following duties.


•  Devises new equipment, and develops formulas, processes, and methods for solution of technical problems.

•  Analyzes organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties.

•  Induces changes in composition of substances by introduction of heat, light, energy, and chemical catalysts.

•  Conducts research on manufactured products to develop and improve products. 

•  Conducts research into composition, structure, properties, relationships, and reactions of matter.

•  Confers with scientists and engineers regarding research, and prepares technical papers and reports.

•  Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.