Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
$60,000 - $70,000 Annual
Job Description

Job Title: Chemist I - Inorganic and Organometallic Materials       

Function:  Develop inorganic and organometallic products for a broad variety of applications in diverse technology areas, including precursor materials for crystal growth, electronics, energy generation           

Immediate Supervisor Job Title:  Chief Technology Officer

Location:  Rockford IL

FLSA Status:     Exempt     Non-exempt

Date Issued: April 2022                                                                    


 Company Overview

ProChem Inc. is a well-established, 35-year-old company that is looking to broaden its product line through a new team of scientists and chemists. 

Your Role: Responsible for innovations and collaborates with cross-disciplinary external teams to enrich the company’s product portfolio. Key responsibilities include:

  • Follow SOPs and approved company’s materials preparation procedures
  • Set up and run chemical operations independently or under minimal supervision
  • Perform basic analytical testing of products and intermediates
  • Maintain lab notebook
  • Package materials as needed
  • Consolidate chemical waste and move to satellite accumulation
  • Restock and take materials out of inventory

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Chemistry with chemical laboratory work experience
  • Knowledge of inorganic, and/or organometallic chemistry
  • Basic knowledge of major analytical techniques, including x-ray powder diffraction, nuclear magnetic resonance, IR spectroscopy, and gas chromatography
  • Eligible to work in the USA 


  • 1+ years’ hands-on synthetic experience in an industrial environment
  • Hands on experience with major analytical techniques, including x-ray powder diffraction, nuclear magnetic resonance, IR spectroscopy, and gas chromatography
  • Experience with process optimization and scale-up
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivation and desire to grow professionally

What we offer: 

  • Salary commensurate upon qualification and experience
  • Medical insurance 
  • 401k plan 
  • Relocation assistance

 We are an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, sexual orientation, color, gender identity, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, otherwise qualified disability, or protected veteran status (disabled, Armed Forces Service medal, recently separated, active duty or campaign badge), domestic violence victim status, arrest record, or predisposing genetic characteristics.


Salary range $60 - $70K 

Job ID: 351129112

ProChem Inc.
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