JOB SCOPE/ SUMMARY:
Provide technical and process assistance to the Manufacturing department
Interface between Research and Development and Manufacturing representatives in order to improve efficiencies in the manufacturing process
Prepare five-gallon Research and Development scale-up batches, including the monitoring of first run batches and the analysis and correction of problem batches.
Check and approve formulas prior to production, and analyze and correct problem batches.
Investigate formula corrective actions by making changes in orders and adding and entering data specifications.
Train production personnel in process systems and provide laboratory support to all facilities.
Analyze current process systems, recommend and assist in the implementation of process improvements, and write procedures.
Complete assignments as part of process improvement projects.
Participate in design of new process systems.
Prepare and present various reports.
Assist Research and Development in the creation of process improvements and in the formulation of plant capabilities.
Assist Manufacturing in resolving problems throughout the manufacturing process.
Educational attainment equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field
Considerable experience in chemical engineering, operations research or process management, preferably involving paint manufacturing processes
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES RECOMMENDED FOR POSITION:
Considerable knowledge of chemical properties, manufacturing processes and R&D development practices
Considerable knowledge of paint and products, including paint and coatings formulations and the quality specifications of raw materials
Knowledge of computer hardware, manufacturing operations and integrated purchasing software
Ability to operate laboratory equipment
Ability to analyze data and work independently
Ability to plan, organize and complete work as scheduled
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to work on weekends as needed and flexibility to shift schedule changes
Process Chemist, 1st shift - McDonough, GA
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