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North Carolina, Charlotte, 28201 Charlotte USA

Job#: 1271880

Job Description: Apex Systems has an opening for a Chemist in the Charlotte area, if interested please contact Hannah Montgomery at

Position Summary/Objective:

The Chemist will be responsible for the development of liquid inks and provide technical assistance and support of current customers and products. Other responsibilities include product portfolio enhancement, profitability improvement, and broaden technology innovation.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Receives project assignments from supervisor and formulates inks and coatings as required.
  • Carries out approved standard test procedures and develops new ones.
  • Prepares prints of inks and coatings or other exhibits for internal and customer use.
  • Participates in planning and analysis of lab projects as required.
  • In association with the Supervisor, submits final formulation to manufacturing or manufacturing services.
  • Assists in producing technical data write-up for internal and customer use.
  • Prepares oral and written reports to supervisor as required.
  • Records and maintains records and reports project progress
  • Accountable for good housekeeping and proper safety practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Experience & Education:
  • BS/BA degree in chemistry, graphic arts or other related science degree or equivalent experience.
  • Must be able to communicate technical data - customer reports, technology transfer, internal presentation
  • Competency on internal programs such as GPM, SAP, ISO and RisQ.
  • Solid Math skills and Time/Project Management skills
Preferred Experience & Education: Prior experience in ink formulations using solvent, water, or energy curable based technology

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Exempt -80 hour bi-weekly work schedule

Number of direct reports: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Travel Requirements: 0-5%

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional laboratory/office environment. This role routinely uses standard laboratory and office equipment such as a viscometer, balance and computer.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. % of time
  • Standing
  • Bending
  • Using hands to handle or feel
  • Reach above shoulder level
  • Talk or hear
  • Walking
  • Push/Pull
  • See color distinctions
  • Lifting to 25 lbs.
  • Lifting to 50 lbs.
  • Lifting over 50 lbs.
  • Office Environment
  • Plant/Manufacturing Environment
  • Exposure to changes in humidity and/or temperature
  • Risk of electric shock
  • Exposure to airborne fumes/particles
  • Works in confined spaces
  • Handles hazardous waste
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    EEO Employer

    Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .

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