Seeking an experienced Chemist with understanding of wood coatings, water-based urethanes and acrylics, and also strong interpersonal skills to work regularly with company management as well as customers.
This job will be multi-faceted and require the ability to meet the requirements of a growing business.
Strong formulating skills and experiment design
Work closely with manufacturing to assure optimum formula performance
Experience to completely take on a new acrylic/urethane product line
Ability to multi-function from research, experiment, implementation of product improvements
Responsibility with SDS, Product Registration, safety and regulatory issues
5-10 years of experience.
Strong organizational skills including computer skills.
Strong interpersonal skills to work with CEO, plant and sales leadership to create new products and solve customer issues.
Coatings experience in formulations
Experience with water-based coatings – specifically wax emulsions and water based acrylic/urethanes
Product registration, regulatory issues, SDS requirements will be helpful
Environmental compliance experience(SARA reporting and SPCC) a plus
BS in Chemistry a minimum
Additional Salary Information: Fully paid health care with complete employee benefits package
Internal Number: UCC
About U-C Coatings
U-C Coatings, based in Buffalo, NY, is the leading manufacturer of high quality, wax emulsion, protective coatings for the logging, lumber and furniture industries. We also manufacture a line of eco-friendly coatings for concrete, masonry, wood siding, decks, dock and fences.
U-C Coatings is owned by the private equity firm High Road Capital Partners. High Road is actively looking for acquisitions to help grow UC Coatings. Working at UC Coatings is fun and customer oriented. Someone with a strong architectural coatings background can be entering the company during an exciting growth phase presenting nice career opportunities.