Job Description

Carpenter Co. has an opening for an Associate Research Chemist at our Reinhart Technical Center in Richmond, Virginia. This position will be a part of our Polyurethane Applications & Polyol Technical Service Group. In this position, the Associate Research Chemist is expected to support the technical functions of the Chemical and Polyol sales organizations through laboratory support as well as sales and customer interaction. This position requires demonstrable good laboratory practices including good recording of experiment work and project information tracking.

Responsibilities

  • Technical service responsibility for outside Polyol Sales Division
  • Responsible for managing and executing customer lab projects
  • Create and maintain technical data and marketing materials for product line
  • Manufacturing support for specialty products

Skills / Requirements

  •  B.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering
  • Two years of technical experience in polymer or materials science area
  • Laboratory experience preferred
  • Experience with urethane or urethane raw material chemistry preferred 
  • Mechanical aptitude 
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

No phone calls or agencies, please. Drug testing required.

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Important Notes

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.