Formulation Chemist

  • Location: Pasadena, Texas
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #302

Job Title: Formulation Chemist

Job Description: Element Staffing is recruiting for an experienced Formulation Chemist for a specialty chemical company in SE Houston. The ideal candidate will be familiar with and have experience with pesticides, insecticides, and crop science-related products. These formulations will include emulsifiable concentrates, micro emulsions, suspended concentrates, oil and water-based ready to use, gels, aerosols, granular products, and powders. Additional details are below:

  • Perform formulations of existing and new products for the purpose of R&D, product improvements, and technical service
  • Properly document the creation of theoretical formulations, product/formulation sheets, lab testing results, stability testing and monitoring, etc.
  • Develop manufacturing instructions, scale up batches, and transfer processes into manufacturing
  • Familiarize and learn current industry trends, practices, developments, and regulatory changes
  • Evaluate new and alternative raw materials for functionality and stability
  • Work alongside a senior formulations chemist and analytical chemist to learn advanced formulation skills and techniques for batching, chemical additions for desired results, and expected final product properties
  • Create standard operating procedures and requirements to ensure proper experimental design is followed and research records are maintained
  • Assist in troubleshooting production batches and make process improvements to improve reliability or cycle time
  • Contribute to an environment of continuous improvement through innovation and benchmarking to ensure compliance with product research and design processes
  • Develop and enforce all laboratory safety, security, and housekeeping policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by Director or Senior Management

Years of Experience: 2-5+ years

Education: BS/MS Chemistry preferred, BS/MS Natural Science and industry experience acceptable

Salary: DOE

Assignment Type: Direct Hire

Location: Southeast Houston

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to [email protected]

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