R&D Engineer

  • location: Omaha, NE
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $70,000 per year
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R&D Engineer

Permanent position: Chemical manufacturer in the Omaha, NE area is seeking a Research and Development Chemist to add to their growing team. The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of experience developing formulations for personal care, pet care or household products as well knowledge of laboratory procedures and a B.S. in Chemistry, Biology or related science. Relocation package provided. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Responsibilities for the R&D Engineer
  • Develop new liquid, powder or solid consumer products through research and development of chemical components and formula combinations
  • Blend and assemble chemicals into laboratory batches and test formulas
  • Modify and reformulate materials to meet customer expectations and achieving cost targets
  • Troubleshoot formulas related to compounding and manufacturing
  • Communicate progress and needs to management, vendors and customers
  • Work with process engineers for full scale manufacturing of formulations
Requirements for the R&D Engineer

  • Experience doing formulations and clear understanding of the interactions which brings a formula together
  • Previous creating formulations for personal care, pet care or OTC products
  • Knowledge of raw materials, functionality and interactions
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate/reverse engineer and troubleshoot personal care products
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Biology or other physical science
  • Experience in quality control techniques
  • 1-3 years of experience in a product development environment
  • Training in OSHA and laboratory safety

  • Excellent benefits, vacation, 401K and relocation package
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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