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Research Chemist

Charlotte, North Carolina
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Our client, an industry leading fiberglass company is looking for a Research Chemist to support their manufacturing plant. The role is for an experienced hire with a deep knowledge of chopped strand fabrication technologies, sizing's, and composites.


Modify and formulate aqueous sizing that promote strong fiberglass-resin bonds

Design studies to evaluate sizing performance

Collaborate with R&D and manufacturing staff to execute experiments and process data

Troubleshoot commercial production issues relating to sizing chemistry and fiberglass forming

Work with manufacturing teams on support projects to improve reliability and profitability

Interface with external customers to develop new products and improve existing ones

Support commercial and manufacturing divisions with technical support


Thesis-based M.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or related field

Experience designing, replicating, and interpreting laboratory experiments

Preferred Credentials:

PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or related field

Understanding of emulsions and aqueous-phase chemical reactions

Experience with continuous processes

Success Factors:

Chemical intuition

Strong attention to detail

Ability to drive projects independently

Scientific curiosity and passion for exploration

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

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  • Job Reference: 719119459-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Actalent
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent