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Company :
Dymax Corporation

Location :
Torrington, Connecticut

Expiry Date :
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Dymax is a world-renowned producer of oligomers, adhesives, coatings, dispensing systems, and curing equipment. Where Dymax Corporation, of northwest Connecticut, is a world-renowned producer of oligomers, adhesives, coatings, dispensing systems, and curing equipment. Where our competitors supply products, our company teams up with customers and commits to developing solutions that help customers lower costs, improve efficiencies, and increase their profitability. This focus on customer partnership has led us to become where we are today: a rapidly expanding force within our industry, with a comprehensive product portfolio, extraordinary employees, and a bright future based on creating quality offerings with a dedication to business growth.

We seek a results-focused, innovative, customer-centric well-qualified individual for our Scientist role, based out of Torrington CT. You will be expected to develop new products that will contribute to company growth by leading a group of chemists in the synthetization and scaling up of new oligomers that meet customer requirements. You will:

* Complete new product development projects to meet customer needs by performing hands-on synthesis, coordinating work projects among colleagues, and delegating responsibilities to technicians
* Validate the performance of the synthesized products by developing model formulations and performing and overseeing physical property tests
* Conduct research of potential new products by staying current with patent/chemical literature and company know-how, and sharing knowledge with colleagues and work teams
* Assess new product needs and determine test protocols as required by initiating and following up on interactions with Business Development, Sales, Application Engineering, and customers
* Ensure that customers, Business Development, Application Engineering, and Production have all technical information to properly formulate new oligomers
* Lead the transfer of developed products from laboratory to production by liaising with the Production O&C team in planning scale-up experiments, drafting SOPs, and providing technical expertise
* Excellent community skills, with the ability to influence and build consensus

Requirements

You should have:

* A Master of Science Degree, or higher, in Chemistry or Polymer Science
* With an MS, 7+ years of synthesis and formulation development experience for UV-curable technologies, in industry
* With a PhD, 3+ years of synthesis and formulation development experience in the same
* Detail orientation and strong analytical skills. Motivated and a self-starter, you will be handling challenging technical business needs
* Excellent knowledge and experience working with MS Excel and PowerPoint
* Experience in polyurethane based adhesives/coatings desirable.

Benefits

Dymax offers its employees attractive salaries, personal growth opportunities, and excellent benefits packages including:

Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision), Retirement Plan (401K), Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntatry & AD&D). Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays), Short Term & Long Term Disability, Training & Development, Tuition Reimbursement, Wellness Resources