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Agricultural Formulations Chemist / Sr. Agricultural Formulations Chemist

Company: CPS, Inc.
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The responsibilities of the Agricultural Formulations Chemist / Sr. Agricultural Formulations Chemist will include:
The candidate will successfully complete a 30/60/90-day orientation period which will involve training on company day to day business operations, as well as key functions with the formulation laboratory. This includes company designed laboratory SOPs and other standardized test methods. A review with the Research and Development Manager will occur after each 30-day period.
Skilled in the formulation, knowledge of surfactants, emulsifiers, and dispersants
Skilled in developing and testing new formulas in support of company's Agricultural product line
Ability to develop, test, and compare formulations for new additions to our growing product portfolio
Ability to improve current formulations, find innovative and novel ways to add value, evaluate new and/or raw materials in existing formulas, manufacture samples for product chemistry, efficacy studies and field evaluations
A working knowledge of analytical chemistry and titration techniques
Ability to model concepts and approaches as an individual researcher and act independently on technical matters
Ability to exercise creativity, foresight, and judgement in planning, organizing, and guiding research projects
Interpretation, organization, execution, and coordination of scientific research assignments
Preparation of analyses, reports, and other documentation for publication or presentation
Serve as principal investigator on single or multiple projects of complexity and scope and/or delegate tasks to maintain a research unit
Ability to interact with others and work effectively under pressure as part of a multi-disciplinary team of individuals
Ability to work on multiple, simultaneous complex projects with short deadlines and quick, short turnaround tasks while still producing superior quality work products
Ability to maintain a laboratory notebook, communicate research findings both verbally and through documentation, and draw scientific conclusions
Maintain knowledge of current technologies, new chemicals, equipment, and/or systems
Knowledge of hazardous shipping requirements and the willingness to learn to ship hazardous materials and research samples
Position Requirements: US Travel and International, possible up to 50% of the time
Interfaces with Company Leaders, Laboratory Staff, Supervision, and Managers
If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

JO: 593.22TM

Technical Qualifications

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Forensics, Materials Science

Agricultural Formulations And Applications Testing Experience Greatly Preferred

Minimum skills and experience (records are required in support of this requirement):
Experience with formulation equipment and general analytical equipment in development Agricultural formulations with a knowledge of pesticide/herbicide formulations and EPA guidelines
Comprehensive knowledge of engineering, scientific, and/or mathematical concepts and theories in chemistry
Knowledge of the scientific method and the ability to design, organize, and coordinate research projects. Ability to maintain a notebook, generate graphs, develop scientific reports, and manuscripts based on original research
Ability to utilize statistics and statistical software
Knowledge of management principles and practices
Ability to design, develop and deliver presentations
Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and multi-tasking on several projects
If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

JO: 593.22TM

Keywords: CPS, Inc., Pittsburgh , Agricultural Formulations Chemist / Sr. Agricultural Formulations Chemist, Other , Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania

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