Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
5 - 10 years
Job Description

Research & Development Digital Ink Jet Formulation Chemist                                                                     Cincinatti, OH


Our client is a leading dyestuff & chemical manufacturer and solution provider, offering customers across the globe a broad portfolio of colorants, specialty chemicals, and services. They are looking for a Lead R&D Chemist. This position reports to the R&D Technical Director.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and Develop the New Inkjet Ink Applications Laboratory.
  • Assist in management of Dispersions R&D laboratory and Dispersions R&D Chemist(s).
  • Develop or improve products and processes to prepare dispersions and inkjet inks and help to implement in production.
  • Synthesize and characterize new products, components, and formulations.
  • Design multivariate studies of different formulations of a product, minimizing the number of replicates while maximizing the amount of information obtained.
  • Design and run applications experiment and trials.
  • Help manage trials, pilot studies, and panel tests to compare reactions of potential customers to proposed formulations.
  • Conduct studies on long-term stability of products.
  • Analyze results of experiments and trials and write reports.
  • Develop and provide marketing support for commercial products.
  • Communicate with customers, marketing, and the management.
  • Assist with scale-up from development to production quantities, in collaboration with other R&D chemists, chemical engineers and plant production personnel.
  • Provide customer support and troubleshooting assistance in the application of commercial products.
  • Assist in supervision of less experienced R&D Chemists, technicians, and Co-Op students.
  • Provide other support as needed to help maintain an efficient R&D lab.


Job Requirements:

  • 5 years or more experience with expertise in dispersions and ink formulation R&D, with some management experience preferred.
  • Requires a solid background in chemistry or a related scientific field, ACS (American Chemical Society) certified, Bachelor of Science or higher-level degree preferred.
  • Assist in supervision of 1 to 4 less experienced research assistants and technicians.
  • Must have extensive experience running and maintaining digital printing equipment.
  • Experience running and maintaining analytical instruments and equipment for evaluation of dispersions and inks.
  • Hands on expertise applying typical techniques and using equipment for evaluation of dispersions and digital printing inks (e.g., making drawdowns and reading a grind gauge).

Job ID: 261701347

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