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Senior Chemist

Company: Automation Personnel Services
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

SENIOR CHEMISTAutomation Personnel Service is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Chemist to lead the propellant development activities at a major manufacturing plant in Knoxville, TN. In this role, you will be responsible for managing various aspects of propellant formulation, application, process development, and supplier relations. Your expertise in propellant chemistry will play a crucial role in supporting production operations and addressing general company issues.Salary$100,000+ per yearSenior Chemist Duties and Responsibilities? Develop new or improved propellants and energetic materials for automotive airbag applications.? Formulate propellants based on application requirements and manufacturing capabilities of the supply base.? Conduct trade studies and preliminary analyses of gas-generating materials in support of inflator development.? Collaborate with suppliers to develop analytical and acceptance procedures, specifications, and test methods.? Develop procedures, specifications, methods, and test plans for material validations and discrepancy analyses.? Conduct material testing, provide training to technicians and suppliers, and perform data analysis with documentation.? Resolve issues related to current production and developmental energetic materials and propellants.? Supervise development efforts conducted by the company's gas generator suppliers.? Create development plans, statements of work (SOW), and designs of experiments (DOE).? Stay updated on government and university literature, patents, and current practices, providing recommendations on applications and development activities.? Participate in decision-making regarding development priorities and provide information on project feasibility.? Conduct benchmarking efforts on competitors' products.? Support and maintain corporate chemical information for Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and similar documents.? Manage the Advanced Engineering lab.? Perform other job-related duties as assigned.Senior Chemist Requirements & Qualifications? B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in chemistry.? Minimum of thirteen (13) years' experience in propellant chemistry.? Experience working with manufacturing groups from concept to production.? Strong analytical skills with a working knowledge of experimental analytical methods.? Proven ability to analyze data using statistical methods.? Excellent communication and collaboration skills.? Experience in addressing safety, handling, storage, and shipping of energetic materials.Benefits Weekly Pay 401(k) retirement plan Medical, dental, and vision insurance Vacation Pay Holiday PayInterested in this job?Click Apply Now, email your resume to, or call us at 865.968.0619 to learn more. You can also apply in person at our office located atAutomation Personnel Services Knoxville Branch NEW LOCATION9111 Cross Park DriveSuite D-280Knoxville, TN 37923 (Located inside TKO Suites of Knoxville)Bonus Opportunity!We are also offering a $50.00 referral bonus. Both employee and referral must stay on assignment for 30 days to receive the payout.About Automation Personnel ServicesAutomation Personnel Services is an award-winning staffing agency with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and light-industrial staffing. Automation Personnel Services is the winner of the ClearlyRated Best of Staffing Talent Award in 2019-2023, and the ClearlyRated Best of Staffing Client Award for eight straight years, 2016-2023. Automation Personnel Services is also the recipient of the Safety Standard of Excellence Award by the American Staffing Association and was named one of the Best Staffing Companies to Work For 2022 by CIO Views Magazine.Our goal is finding you the right job!Equal Opportunity EmployerAPSKnoxvilleby Jobble

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