The staffing experts at Automation Personnel Services are ready to help you land a great-paying job today. Search for open positions on our job board or click the Apply Online button below to complete our general application and one of our talent coordinators will be in touch to learn more about your goals.


Since 1990, Automation Personnel Services has helped thousands of people just like you find great-paying jobs with unbeatable benefits. Search our job board for open positions in your area. 

R&D Chemist

Asheville, NC 28273

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Quality Control Job Number: AT12164418

Job Description

R&D Chemist 
Automation Personnel Services is currently seeking a skilled R&D Chemist with specialized expertise in UV chemistry, particularly in the realm of inks, coatings, and adhesives, to join our team at our Charlotte, NC location. This role demands a hands-on approach, involving substantial bench work alongside direct engagement with suppliers for technical support.
Salary range based on experience:
  • $55k - $60k for recent college graduates with a degree
  • $60k - $70k for candidates with a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience
  • $70k - $80k for candidates with a bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of experience
Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
R&D Chemist Responsibilities
  • Develop and formulate UV coatings and adhesives for the graphic arts industry.
  • Conduct qualifications of new raw materials for developmental projects
  • Provide ongoing support for quality control by establishing specific testing and procedures.
  • Participate in scale-up processes and troubleshooting in manufacturing.
  • Communicate internally and externally with sales teams regarding customer-specific projects.
  • Document and compile internal reports.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and workspace.
R&D Chemist Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years of experience in formulating UV inks, coatings, or adhesives for the graphics industry
  • Familiarity with 100% solids UV curable materials relevant to the graphic arts market
  • Basic understanding of various printing, coating, and converting applications
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects with time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong mathematical skills and attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on certain projects.
 To Apply
Click "Apply Now" or email your resume and optional cover letter to apscharlotte@apstemps.com.

About Automation Personnel Services

Automation Personnel Services is an award-winning staffing agency with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and light-industrial staffing. Automation Personnel Services is the winner of the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Talent Award from 2019-2024, and the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Client Award from 2016-2024. Automation Personnel Services is also the recipient of the Safety Standard of Excellence Award by the American Staffing Association and was named one of the Best Staffing Companies to Work For 2022 by CIO Views Magazine. 
Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information

Apply Online

11 people have applied to this job

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

About Asheville, NC

Ready to embark on a career journey in the picturesque region around Asheville, North Carolina? Nestled in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, this area offers not only a thriving job market but also a vibrant arts scene with renowned galleries like the Asheville Art Museum and vibrant theaters like the Asheville Community Theatre. Known for its farm-to-table cuisine and craft breweries, Asheville beckons with its eclectic culture and outdoor adventures in the nearby Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Join us in exploring job opportunities that promise growth and fulfillment in this charming and enchanting city!


Why Use On-Site Management For Temp Employees

When it comes to your temporary workforce, there are a number of ways in which you can facilitate their day-to-day management and productivity. Although some employers rely on their chosen temporary agency to provide management over temp employees, some prefer to use on-site managerial personnel to ensure effective supervision, team-based cohesion and overall success. In

Read More

What To Do When Business Volume Drives a Need For Additional Resources

As an employer, particularly in the manufacturing industry, it’s not uncommon to experience a sudden and substantial upswing in business volume. Whether this occurs due to seasonal trends, evolving partner needs or even a recent employee departure, you may find yourself clamoring to hire some additional resources. This is much easier said than done, however,

Read More

2020 Automation Personnel Services | Privacy Policy | Staffing Websites by Haley Marketing