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Chemist – Silicone Product Development – Base Salary to 95k/year - Lancaster, PA

Lancaster, PA 17604

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Chemist – Silicone Product Development – Base Salary to 95k/year – Lancaster, PA

  • Our client, with over 100 years of design, manufacturing and selling of custom solutions for power transmission, motion transfer and conveying applications is seeking an accomplished Chemist for their South-Central Pennsylvania location.  The company has a global presence and an exceptional reputation in their industry.  The successful candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative environment providing technical support with teams that include Research & Development, Quality, Operations, Procurement and Sales.  
  • For this opportunity, you will need to possess vast experience involving innovation, product development, commercial scale-up, manufacturing trials, testing, silicone-based product development and process improvements. 


  • Formulating silicone-based elastomers, polyurethanes, and other polymers for customer applications across product lines  
  • Creating chemical and physical property test standards and specifications for new products 
  • Experimentally evaluate key technologies and materials that can be leveraged by sales, marketing, NPD, quality, and operations 
  • Qualifying new raw materials 
  • Make recommendations to Product Development/Applications regarding processing methods to be used for new products 
  • Troubleshooting product problems 
  • Serve as chemistry lead for products and projects needing new formulations 
  • Supporting Manufacturing and Quality on issues related to current material formulations 


  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university; or related discipline and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Lean and Six Sigma certification desired 
  • Good working knowledge of chemistry, physics, dynamics, materials properties, and statistics
  • Operating in accordance with ISO procedures for product development and customer related processes 
  • Driven, detail oriented, self-starter able to handle challenging technical business needs and opportunities 
  • Understanding competitive environments in silicone technologies and maintaining awareness of industry trends


  • Base salary to 95k/year
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay



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