Formulation Scientist - Inks/ Coatings

    Toronto, ON, Canada
    • BSc, MSc, or PhD Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or related field
    • Experience in formulating inks and coatings; experience with aqueous-based and/or inkjet formulation
    • Experience in design of experiments an asset

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    Xerox Research Centre of Canada is seeking a Formulation Scientist with experience in formulating inks and coatings. Experience formulating aqueous-based and/or inkjet formulations is required. You will join a world class team of scientists and engineers and have access to state-of-the-art materials and infrastructure housed at XRCC and with our partners. Your challenge is to support new materials innovation as part of our internal research program and in support of our external customers.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Design and execution of ink and coating formulation and optimization studies, including required characterization
    • Participate in aspects of complex formulation problem solving and formulation development
    • Develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the use of ingenuity, creativity and sound business judgement
    • Analyze and present findings at internal meetings; assume responsibility for project documentation including, for example, internal reports, invention disclosures, journal articles, etc.
    • Translate new/existing scientific knowledge into enabling technologies; perform analytical, experimental and modeling work to solve business problems in a timely manner


    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor, Masters, or Ph.D. Degree
    • Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or related field
    • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in an inks and coatings formulations role in a lab setting

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Experience in formulating inks and coatings; experience with aqueous-based and/or inkjet formulations required
    • Experience in design of experiments considered an asset
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Experience in troubleshooting and problem solving
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Analytical and systematic in approaching scientific challenges
    • Experience working in an ISO 9001:2015 environment an asset

    Category: Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical

    Reference ID: CA7677BM001388

    Date Posted: 13/06/2019


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