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R & D Chemist (UV Offset Sheetfed) in West Chicago, IL at INX International Ink

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

Welcome! Are you seeking a global, well-established and innovative company that’s part of an industry with exciting growth potential? Then, start your Colorful Career with INX!

INX International is the third largest producer of inks in North American with full service subsidiaries in Europe and South American. We offer a complete line of ink and coating solutions technology for commercial, packaging and digital applications. As a leading global manufacturer of inkjet inks, we provide a full palette of digital ink systems, advanced technologies and integrated services.

At INX, we believe we can only grow our business as well as we grow our teams. The average employee has been here over 13 years. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), and more. We are looking for new talent, with new ideas as we continue to provide quality, service and innovation to the printing and packaging markets
 
We have an opening for an Research & Development Chemist UV Offset Sheetfed at our West Chicago facility, which is going through a major renovation and doubling in size.  The expansion is due to growth and because we recently moved our Digital lab from California to West Chicago.  Our Chemists will enjoy a new office space and new lab equipment!   
Why you will love working at INX:
  • Our R & D has a strong knowledge base.
    • 33% of our Chemists have over 15+ years of experience.
  • INX has cutting-edge innovation and technology.
  • Collaborative teams
  • Autonomous work environment
  • Growth potential 
 We're serious about Ink but know how to have fun! Join us for volleyball games, picnics, and unsponsored outings such as baseball games and mud runs.
 
 
Check out our video to learn more about working at our R & D site:
 

Responsibilities
• Develop new technology Energy Curable (EC) products
• Troubleshoot problems with existing technologies and customer challenges
• Provide technical service support
• Develop understanding of various industry and government regulations in regards to EC products
• Analyze materials
• Attend industry events to gain a better understanding of market trends
• Travel both domestically and internationally
Qualifications (Skills - Education - Experience)
• Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or equivalent degree
• Prefer candidates with experience in UV Chemistry or ink formulation, but may also consider a new graduate
• Strong math and science skills
• Proficient with record-keeping
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
• Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
• Ability to interpret data and draw effective conclusions
• Previous experience within the Ink Industry is preferred.
 
Additional Qualifications Requested or Helpful: 
• Polymer Science background
• SAP knowledge
• Knowledge of Flexo printing processes
• Strong ability to interpret color
 
 
We require a post offer pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check.  Equal Opportunity Employer - disability/veteran