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Requisition ID:  38663

Chemist - Corporate Lab

 

 

Are you looking for more?
 

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Evaluates the chemical and physical properties of various organic and inorganic substances in order to investigate their applications to industry 
  • Conducts research, analysis, synthesis, and experimentation on substances for such purposes as process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis and improvement of analytical methodologies
  • Devises new equipment, and develops formulas, processes and methods

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Devise new equipment, and develop formulas, processes and methods for solution of technical problems
  • Induce changes in composition of substances by introduction of heat, light, energy and chemical catalysts
  • Develop and maintain a colorfastness database
  • Conduct research on manufactured products to develop and improve products and research composition, structure, properties, relationships, and reactions of matter
  • Confers with scientists and engineers regarding research and prepares technical papers and reports
  • Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products and tests
  • Design trials and experiments to lead the area toward continuous improvement
  • Plan sequence of testing and calibration procedures for instruments and equipment and calibrates test instruments according to specifications
  • Prepares chemical solutions for use in processing materials, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures
  • Negotiate critical and controversial issues with top-level scientists and officers of other organizations
  • Perform other functions as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree and knowledge in a related Chemistry or Chemical Engineering field
  • Excellent working knowledge of management process, development and budget
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals and financial reports and perform a variety of tasks
  • Effectively present information to management
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field8 to 10 years of experience in the field or related area
  • Experience involving sophisticated electronic instrumentation in a laboratory or closely related facility
  • A variety of experience in the field’s practices and procedures
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

 

COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Excellent verbal, written communication, problem-solving capabilities and be detail oriented
  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude for independent action and judgment
  • Ability to provide consultation on complex projects and use a wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Must be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems

 

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

 

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.


Nearest Major Market: Summerville