• R&D Chemist - Liquid (Waterbased) Ink

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/21/2018 3:48 PM)
    Job ID
    1861
    Location
    US-IL-West Chicago
    Category
    Research & Development - Other
    Exp. (Years)
    Chemist B - 1 to 3 years exp but willing to accept a new grad
    Shift (1st - 2nd - 3rd) and Time
    1st shift days
    Regular or Temporary
    Regular
    Full-Time or Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Welcome to INX International, your home for performance-proven ink and coating products to match your print application and process. A global supplier as part of Sakata INX, a $1.3 billion company, INX International has more than 15 plants in the U.S. and Canada, and over 50 locations worldwide, on four continents. Among North America’s top three ink providers, only INX focuses solely on formulations for printing, from basic chemistries through finished product. We also provide advanced, environmentally-conscious ink systems and services for digital printing operations.

     

    INX is a stable manufacturing company whose average employee has been here over 13.5 years. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), and more.

     

    We have an opening for a Research & Development Liquid (Waterbased) Chemist at our West Chicago facility, which is going through a major renovation and doubling in size.  The expansion is due to growth and because we recently moved our Digital lab from California to West Chicago.  Our Chemists will enjoy a new office space and new lab equipment!   

    Why you will love working at INX:

    • Our R&D has a strong knowledge base
      • 33% of our Chemists have 15+ years of experience.
    • INX has cutting-edge innovation and technology.
    • Collaborative teams
    • Autonomous work environment
    • Growth potential

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Develops waterbased inks and coatings

    • Provides technical assistance to customers

    • Develops an understanding of various industry and government regulations in regards to waterbased products

    • Analyzes and tests raw materials

    • Stays up to date with new materials trends and new technology changes

    Qualifications (Skills - Education - Experience)

    • B. S. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

    • Strong math and science skills

    Proficient with record-keeping

    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

    • Ability to interpret data and draw effective conclusions

    • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

     

    Additional Qualifications Requested or Helpful: 

    • Computer proficiency in MS Office

    • Understanding of printing or graphics

    • Ability to distinguish and interpret color

      

    We require a post offer pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check.  Equal Opportunity Employer - disability/veteran

     

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