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Chemist Senior


Position Summary

Carboline is seeking a Senior Chemist at our Research and Development facility, in St.

Louis, MO.

This role will apply and interpret standard scientific or engineering theories, concepts and techniques in a scientific or engineering specialty requiring a working knowledge of related disciplines.

They will work on a wide range of problems where causal relationships are progressively difficult to establish and the use of creative thinking is required.

Minimum Requirements

4-year Chemistry degree or equivalent experience, 10 years Chemistry experience.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare project requests or research proposals on assigned projects.

    Create ideas for new products or approaches and conduct individual investigations.

    Apply creative approach to problem solving and formulation.
  • Execute laboratory projects and continuously assess effectiveness.

    Develop research findings, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.

    Prepare and present written or oral reports.
  • Contribute to research programs of others through communications and participation in technical work groups and design teams.
  • Responsible for meeting project goals within time, quality and budget constraints.

    Utilize initiative to keep projects on track.
  • Supervise efforts of technicians and/or chemists, while also coordinating the work of others, anticipating, and resolving priority conflicts.
  • Acquire and maintain technical expertise in coatings industry and its technologies.
  • Communicate and verify technical information directly to various departments, suppliers or customers.

Who We Are:

Carboline is a St.

Louis-based coatings manufacturer with a global reach.

The company, founded in 1947, produces high-quality performance coatings, linings, and fireproofing products in more than 20 manufacturing facilities around the world.

Carboline has been ranked a top workplace for seven years in a row, so culture and maintaining a safe and clean work environment is something we take very seriously.

Carboline is part of RPM International Inc., a $6.1 billion, multinational company with subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services.

From homes and workplaces to infrastructure and precious landmarks, RPM's market-leading brands are trusted by consumers and professionals alike to help build a better world.

If you want to be part of a growing global organization with opportunity for growth, we would like to meet you.

What We Offer:

We offer a team atmosphere that fosters cooperation and creativity; a management team committed to employee development and an environment where people are empowered to make decisions.

Our career opportunities offer unlimited earnings potential and our comprehensive benefits package is among the best in the industry which includes affordable benefits, a company match 401K plan and a retirement pension plan.

Carboline is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

"In order to be the best, we must hire the best"


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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