Process Chemist

Brecksville, OH
Jun 20, 2017
Aug 20, 2017
Field of specialization
Materials, Organic, Polymers
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Job #: 04272017JS


Promerus, LLC ( is searching for process chemists to lead/contribute to projects including coordinating multiple synthetic activities.  One chemist will be part of a process development and production group and one will be part of a fundamentals group.  Other responsibilities will include developing new materials and synthetic schemes ranging from small organic molecules to specialty polymers.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • B.S or M.S. in Polymer Chemistry, Material Science or Chemistry
  • 3-5 years of experience in organic chemical and polymer syntheses
  • Strong knowledge of analytical methods and interpretation of results
  • Strong knowledge of chemical properties, chemical hazards and safe handling practices


General Skills and Physical Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and navigating the Internet
  • Proficiency in Minitab or equivalent statistical analysis software
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail and keen observation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain thorough, accurate records
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and work independently
  • Action-oriented
  • Ability to devise creative approaches to solving problems and perform literature searches
  • Demonstrated ability to convert creative solutions to practice on short timelines
  • Willingness to spend majority of time in the laboratory
  • Manual dexterity required to use syringes and to operate and maintain instruments
  • Able to stand for prolonged periods of time, for up to 2 consecutive hours

Company Profile:

Promerus is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Bakelite, a pioneer in plastics with over 6,000 employees and $2Bn in annual sales.  Promerus is involved in the development of a novel platform of polymers based on cyclic olefins that are polymerized using a propriety class of organometallic catalysts. Application areas include the semiconductor, optoelectronic and electronic packaging markets. Ongoing development and commercial activities with multiple Fortune 500 companies in the micro-electronics and semi-conductor industries is the primary business focus.


We offer a wide range of competitive benefits including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance and disability plans available on the date of hire
  • Vacation and Holiday pay available on the date of hire
  • Competitive wages
  • 401 (K) and Profit Sharing Plan
  • A great work environment


Contact Information: Please e-mail all resumes to:  Include Job Code in the subject: 04272017JS

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