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Formulation Chemist
Job Description


Employment :Contract

# of Openings :1

Classification :Chemist Industry:Specialist

Talentcor Edmonton is hiring for a Formulation Chemist for 4 month Contract !


Responsibilities:
  • Assist in designing, planning and executing all aspects of assigned projects independently through scientific rationale to assist in development of new products per departmental SOPs and guidelines. Experience in the development of surfactant based consumer products, automotive fluids and engine coolants is a definite asset.
  • Apply formulation and problem-solving skills and utilize all available resources to identify process and /or formulation deficiencies and be proactive in implementation of solutions.
  • Perform analysis and collect data of raw materials, in process, finished products and stability samples, review and discuss conclusions with manager regarding progress of work and effectively communication information to peers and management in form of presentations and reports as required.
  • Compile all data obtained from testing an observations and complete report summaries.
  • Must have some mechanical ability and analytical capability as it applies to running any required ASTM tests.
  • Working experience with the following general lab tests including but not limited to gas chromatography (GC) and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), Ion chromatography (IC), inductive coupled plasma (ICP) as well as wet chemistry tests (pH, water content, freezing point etc. is preferred.
  • Work as an effective team member to meet departmental and corporate goals sharing knowledge with team members and across the organization.
  • Support all Alberta Environmental, Health & Safety policies and guidelines.
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned



  • Canadian equivalent to Bachelors or Masters of Science degree preferably in Chemistry or related degree.
  • More than 5 years of relevant hands on experience in product development with working knowledge and experience in formulation development. Knowledge in Analytical Chemistry is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a part of a team.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Highly motivated and have the skills to handle multiple projects and prioritize work.
  • Posses technical knowledge and understanding of laboratory equipment and processes

If you are interested and qualified for this position, you are asked to forward your resumes with a covering letter via email to Darlene Simpson, Sr. Account Manager via email to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] quoting 'Chemist'.
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About Talentcor

Talentcor provides recruitment services for Administrative Professionals, Light Industrial, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, Human Resources, Legal, Skilled Trades and Procurement positions across all industries in Canada. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Talentcor is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc. an organization that is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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