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Process Chemist 

About the Organization Amfine Chemical Corporation is a strategic joint venture of ADEKA and Mitsubishi Corporations for specialty plastic additives and liquid stabilizers.  
Location Amfine Chemical Corp. KY Plant  
Category Chemistry  
Number of Openings 1  
Description

Conducts research, analysis, synthesis, and experimentation on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies by performing the following duties. Plans and directs activities of chemical analysis/synthesis laboratory.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Analyzes organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties.

Conducts research on manufactured products to develop and improve them.

Conducts research into composition, structure, properties, relationships, and reactions of materials.

Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.

Analyzes, evaluates, and presents information concerning factors such as production capabilities, manufacturing problems, economic trends, and design and development of new products for consideration by other members of management team.

Reviews technical problems and procedures of departments and recommends solutions to problems or changes in procedures.

Visits and confers with representatives of material and component vendors to obtain information related to supply quality, capacity of vendor to meet orders, and vendor quality standards.

Confers with engineers about quality assurance of new products designed and manufactured products on market to rectify problems.

Plans, coordinates, and directs programs for improvement of manufacturing processes.

Directs programs for analysis and testing of substances to verify composition of manufactured products, and natural resources such as air, soil, and water.

Coordinates analysis activities according to applicable government regulations, manufacturing processes, or other considerations, and approves modification of formulas, standards, specifications, and processes.

Introduce new product & new process into the factory with ADEKA Technical advisor.

 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (BS) in Chemistry from four-year college or university; experience in chemical manufacturing preferred. ACS certified degree preferred. Experience with analytical instruments like GC, HPLC, IR, UV-Vis and titration instrument needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and hazardous chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to speak fluent English.

Working Knowledge of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Working knowledge of OSHA & EPA Regulations.

The ability to get along with others.

The ability to concentrate for extended periods.

Possess a current driver’s license.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Must be able to travel 5% of time, including domestic and/or international air travel.

Ability to obtain a valid passport.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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