$100K — $150K *
With limited, to direct supervision from the Laboratory Manager, the Packaging Materials Scientist performs advanced materials engineering (esp., and including coating research/development, formulations, advanced polymer research/analysis, and polymeric materials support/development) in support of Corporate R&D for new product development, and existing business/plant support. The PMS also performs physical/chemical analyses (as needed) related to the materials used in packaging manufacturing.
MS/PhD in Chemistry, or Materials Science (with an emphasis on polymers, plastics, coatings) required. 5-10 years’ experience in a ‘working’ lab environment achieved through school/university, and/or work experience/job functions. Coatings/polymers/materials experience acquired through work within the packaging, or chemical industries is a strong asset to this position and may receive additional consideration. Familiarization with FTIR and DSC analytical techniques, and other advanced materials analysis experience, and knowledge is also a definite benefit. Additional skills and coursework, knowledge and/or experience in; food packaging, sustainability, regulatory, and product safety is also desired.
Valid through: 11/28/2020