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Sr. Applications Chemist

K & H Technologies Inc. is searching for experienced Sr. Application Chemist with?10 + years of?waterborne paint formulation experienced.? Our mission is to develop and manufacture innovative and environmentally friendly productions that enhance the value of our customers' products.? We operate our business with strong family values spanning four generations, therefore creating long lasting partnerships with our customers, suppliers and employees. We consider ourselves an extension of each customer?s team making their goals our own.



We still believe in the importance of practicing ethical behavior and complying with the governing?applicable laws while conducting business. This belief of ethical business conduct applies to all the employees of?the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. K & H Technologies, Inc. is managed based upon our principles and values and?strives to maintain the respect of our customers, suppliers, employees, and peers.


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The Sr. Applications Chemist will plan and conduct laboratory tests for research and development in support of new polymer development, formulate new performance coatings compacts, provide support to sales and customers.


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JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


( Indicates Essential Job Duty/Responsibility)


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1.???????Perform Research and Development testing on new products.


??????????????????????Formulate PUD to showcase properties or short comings?


??????????????????????Develop and execute testing protocols


??????????????????????Document test results and report findings to R&D Director


??????????????????????File and organize testing results including testing methods used.??


??????????????????????Operate laboratory equipment including hand or machine spraying following Standard Operating Procedures.


??????????????????????Create sales tools like Technical Data Sheets, PowerPoint presentations


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2.???????In cases of failure in the field, perform testing on existing products.


??????????????????????Document test results and report findings to R&D Director and QA Manager.


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3.???????Prepare custom products


??????????????????????Using a batch ticket, prepare product as per instructions filling in batch numbers for all intermediates used.


??????????????????????Correctly label product and prepare paperwork for shipping.


??????????????????????Send product retain to QC lab for testing. Take product to shipping if product meets Quality Control standards.


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4.??????Maintain work area and equipment in clean and orderly condition.


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5.??????Report all finished goods taken from stock on stock report for production.


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The ideal candidate will have:
????????? a BS in Chemistry or related field and
????????? a minimum 10 years as a waterborne paint formulator.
????????? Knowledge of standard laboratory operating procedures, materials, and equipment.?

????????? Ability to accurately measure, prepare and dispense chemical reagents and solutions, calibrate and operate diagnostic instruments, and perform routine laboratory tests and identify problems.?


????????? Knowledge of Microsoft Office


????????? Proficiency in hand and machine spray techniques. Laboratory equipment and instruments, calculator, scales.


????????? Ability to stand for long periods of time and periodically walk around the production floor, bend, reach and lift up to 50 pounds.
????????? ?Ability to coordinate eyes and hands to measure chemicals and operate diagnostic instruments accurately.?

????????? Ability to tolerate exposure to medium high level of noise and dust from toxic or caustic chemicals, when wearing protection face respirator (requires passing medical examination for ability to wear respirator).


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