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Coatings Development Chemist

Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Har-Tru is seeking an experienced Coatings Chemist, with formulation knowledge of Acrylics, Acrylic Hybrid, and Urethane coatings, these products will be formulated for interior and exterior sports surfaces. This position will be required to work directly with operations department to ensure product quality is within specification, and the product team to develop additional surfacing products. The goal is to focus Har-Trus newest product line of sports coating to assist Har-Tru in continuing their mission of creating better places to play.

Har-Tru is a Global tennis company based in Charlottesville, Virginia. We are the worlds leading source for Premium tennis court surfaces, consultation, equipment, and accessories. You can find our courts and customers in every state in the US. And 23 countries around the world.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

Examples of Essential Duties Include but not limited to:

  • Collaboratively work with the team to design, plan, and conduct projects developing and improving new coating systems.

  • Successfully contribute to expanding and improving current formulations.

  • Support plant in new product scale up and launch.

  • Develop understanding of technical challenges and develop solutions to overcome problems.

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work area.

  • Responsible for product Quality Control, testing, and record keeping

  • Record keeping of formulation and changes

  • Assist with plant and field representatives with troubleshooting

  • Supplier interaction for raw material qualification

  • Support investigation of product non-conformance and customer concerns for resolution and prevention of re-occurrence

  • Cost reduction analysis and implementation / raw material rationalization.

  • Good understanding of color Theory and Spectrophotometer are a plus.

  • Working knowledge and understand of various lab equipment applications; viscosity, density, grind, ph and others.

  • Adjusting current formulation to meet customer need and QC requirements.

  • Understanding of field application for sports coatings

  • Working on DOE project independently


Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from a four-year college or university in Chemistry or related field is required and/or five years of direct experience as a formulating chemist with experience in interior and exterior coatings is required.

Ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the paint and coatings industry Solvent, water, and two component technologies, experience with sports coatings formulas is a plus.

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Posted: 2020-11-05 Expires: 2020-12-04
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