Sr Product Development Chemist
Benjamin Moore

Job Info

We are currently looking for a Sr. PD Chemist in our Flanders, New Jersey facility. You will work as a member of the Exterior Coatings Team with a focus on Industrial Maintenance, Stains, and primers blending experience with new technology to move products into the next generation of coatings.

  • Initiate, design, and execute multi-dimensional projects
  • Able to plan and lead large cross-functional teams and projects
  • Develop comprehensive project plans with Marketing, Manufacturing, Procurement and other key stakeholders
  • Possess a deep knowledge of formulation tools, techniques, and metrics.
  • Possess strong knowledge of coatings application techniques
  • Work closely with and lead Quality and Manufacturing in the identification and resolution of quality and processing issues
  • Actively seek and leverage internal and external best in class knowledge, including competitive and industry playing fields
  • Identify industry trends and directions for new products
  • Actively identifies, researches, and broadly shares new ingredients and formulation tools
  • Actively participates on teams to guide planning and decision making
  • Proactively identifies learning or capability building opportunities for yourself and reports
  • Adhere to all laboratory safety guidelines

Required Skills:
  • BS or MS Chemistry or related science required
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Strong people and cross-functional team management skills
  • Exhibits & fosters team behavior within & outside the laboratory
  • Excellent communication, presentation & organizational skills
  • Possess good analytical problem-solving skills to make timely & accurate decisions
  • Working knowledge of project management tools
  • Clear & concise record keeping
  • Some experience in Industrial maintenance coatings formulating
  • Understanding of local, state & federal regulations relating to VOC’s and hazardous chemical
  • Perform product physical and application testing
  • Record test results efficiently and accurately in computer and laboratory notebook
  • Independently executes work assignments
  • Maintain and clean laboratory equipment
  • Adhere to all laboratory safety guidelines
  • Maintain laboratory supplies

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Results driven
  • Exhibits and fosters team behavior
  • Ability to understand written instructions, test procedures and SDS sheets
  • Good communication, presentation & organizational skills
  • Ability to think creatively

Education & Experience:
  • BS in related field
  • 0-3 years’ experience in a laboratory setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of coatings, test methods or application techniques, is a plus

Company Profile

The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.

Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Benjamin Moore, we believe diversity of culture, talent, and varying perspectives is key to a collaborative, innovative, and successful business. We are committed to driving change within our organization through purposeful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, while also focusing on our customers and communities in which we serve. Our DE&I efforts allow each of us to authentically live our corporate values of Openness, Integrity, Community, Excellence and Safety. Our Social Impact programming of strategic local and national partnerships, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and more expands our ability to make a difference in the lives of all of our stakeholders. We hope you will join us and become an advocate for diversity and inclusion here at Benjamin Moore.


At Benjamin Moore, our people are the heart of the company and our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions at all of our locations and have invested heavily in measures aimed at keeping employees healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety as one of our core company values, we’ve modified facilities and work schedules to support social distancing, established enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, and regularly provide personal protective equipment to all employees—including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.

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