Associate Chemist I

Business Unit:  MAES
Division:  Circuitry Solutions

Business Overview

Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Compugraphics, Electrolube, Kester, and MacDermid Enthone brands, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions provides solutions that power electronics interconnection. We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain. The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients. Our solutions enable our customers’ manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time. MacDermid Alpha is a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day. 

Job Purpose

The Associate Chemist I  is an entry level position with considerable potential for progression with growing experience. As a key member of the Applications Team, you will be the link between Research & Development and our customers, to bring new chemical technology to the market. The Applications Engineer will be responsible for providing technical and engineering support for a wide variety of projects, materials characterization, data acquisition and analysis for MacDermid Alpha surface finishing products and processes in the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and IC Substrate markets. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Scale up testing of new chemical technology in pilot equipment. 

  • Execute DOE (design of experiment) to optimize chemical formulations. 

  • Produce technical reports and presentations from project work. 

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance for PCB / ICS customers. 

  • Travel to North American customers for new product demonstrations. 


Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or Relevant industry

EEO Statement

Element Solutions Inc group of companies are E-Verify Companies and provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation 

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