Analytical Chemist (Printing Ink)

INX West Chicago , IL 60185

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

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 are seeking an Analytical Chemist for our West Chicago location due to the expansion of our Research & Development division. Essential functions of the job are: Utilize analytical instrumentation to assist in developing new printing inks. Study the effect of printing ink on food packaging. Apply analytical methods and techniques as indicated by project leader in finding solutions to particular problems. Previous experience within the Ink Industry is preferred.

Why you will love working at INX: Our R&D has a strong knowledge base o 33% of our Chemists have 15+ years of experience. INX has cutting-edge innovation and technology. Collaborative teams Autonomous work environment Growth potential

Responsibilities

  • Perform wet chemistry tests on raw materials and printing inks

  • Operate general analytical instruments such as: GC/MS, GC/FID, FTIR, DSC, TGA

  • Properly evaluate and interpret generated data

  • Conduct calibration, qualification and maintenance of laboratory equipment

  • Prepare standard and sample solutions as required

Qualifications (Skills

  • Education

  • Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry preferred or related science field

  • Must have 3 to 5 years of experience

  • Experience with LC/MS/MS (Agilent Mass Hunter a plus)

  • Knowledge of scientific principles and theories that may be applied

  • Good organizational and communication skills are essential

  • Must pass a color vision test

Additional Qualifications Requested or Helpful: SAP knowledge Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

We require post-offer, pre-employment drug screens, physicals and background checks. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.


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