Jr. R&D Chemist (Paint Group) in Pune at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 7/4/2019

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Job Description

JOB TITLE:                               Jr. Chemist

DEPARTMENT:                         Research and Development

SUPERVISOR’S JOB TITLE:      Group Leader

JOB SCOPE/ SUMMARY:

  • Perform and document results of regularly scheduled laboratory tests
  • Assist in new product development and improvements of existing products
  • Perform entry-level testing and comparison of experimental samples

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Prepare samples using laboratory dispersion and blending equipment.

Conduct standard tests and some special tests, including but not limited to coatings application, viscosity, ICI, gloss, tint strength, density, pH, and scrub tests.

Follow Standard Test Procedures, record and report problems associated with test equipment or test        processes and speculate with accuracy the reason for them.

Record, report, and interpret test results.

Order raw materials and request supplies for projects as needed.

Clean and maintain test equipment.

Maintain effective communications in identifying problems affecting laboratory operations and other departments, including Manufacturing and Marketing.

Support product or process improvement ideas as applied to product sample production and testing procedures and related work applications.

Provide project support and assistance to Research and Development Chemist as needed.

Provide technical guidance to Research and Development Technicians as needed.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Educational attainment equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related field

Some experience involving chemical analysis and testing procedures

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES RECOMMENDED FOR POSITION:

Knowledge of the principles of math and chemistry

Knowledge of chemical and material properties under basic testing conditions and production operations

Knowledge of computer hardware and software systems and applications

Ability to set up and operate laboratory testing equipment, including glossmeter and solid and viscosity testing equipment

Ability to perform laboratory research and complete test records and reports

Ability to communicate effectively read specifications and follow oral or written instructions

Shift

Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

BEHR is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish
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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.

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