Premier Building Solutions
May 17, 2023
480 Nova Dr. SE, Massillon, Ohio
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Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Qualifying new raw materials.
  • Perform full ASTM C920 physical testing on finished goods; moisture checks by Karl Fischer titrations.
  • Formulating with silicone, hybrid, butyl, and latex chemistries.
  • Administering weekly calibrations of instruments.
  • Inputting data and compiling results into spreadsheets.
  • Responsible for cleaning the laboratory and following all laboratory safety procedures.
  • Managing samples in the QUV/QSUN Accelerated Weathering Instruments.
  • Help develop and implement new tests and procedures.
  • Investigate manufacturing or customer issues and recommend/implement the corrective action.
  • Develop new formulations, improve existing formulations, and assist manufacturing with scale up production.
  • May give technical presentations to internal/external groups.
  • May travel domestically to visit customers, vendors, or attend meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Must be willing to participate in cradle-to-grave new product development projects – from research and design, to scale up and manufacturing.
  • Must be capable of following directions, instructions, and completing follow through on projects.
  • Must be very well-organized in relation to record keeping in a laboratory notebook, filing and maintaining documents, writing reports, and updating the R&D Lab Manager on daily progress.
  • Must be able to conceptualize and articulate clearly.
  • Must be able to multi-task and be comfortable with changes in priority.
  • Willing to work directly with QC and Production personnel.
  • Familiar with legislation and regulations relating to laboratory safety, chemical identification, and hazard communication with ability to adhere to all safety guidelines.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science, or related science.
  • 3 - 5 years of previous new product development experience – preferably with sealants and adhesives.
  • Solid technical knowledge of chemistry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Excellent computer skills required, with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Qualifications that would set you apart:

  • Bilingual – English & Spanish.
  • Sealant and adhesive experience, both in a laboratory setting and/or manufacturing.


Premier Building Solutions offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) and 10 paid holidays.

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