R&D 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.


As a global supplier to the semiconductor industry, we provide advanced copper interconnects, die attachment, wafer bump processes and photomask technologies to our customers for integrated circuit fabrication and semiconductor packaging.

Job Purpose

Develop/formulate proprietary additives and components under the guidance of supervisor. Characterize the deposits by physical and chemical methods. Develop and implement analytical techniques for products and processes. Assist in production scale-up, field installation and trouble-shooting as necessary. Communicate with supervisor on project progress.  Conduct all lab work in a safe manner. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Product development and formulation for surface treatments for the electronics industry including printed circuit boards, IC substrates and LED applications. 
  • Work with surface finishes designed for soldering is a positive
  • Able to observe, analyze, calculate and interpret results, prepare reports and recommend further action based on results. 
  • Expected to suggest practical alternative approaches to problems
  • Thorough literature and background information searching
  • Accountable for a project and achieving specific technical goals within that project. 
  • Expected to deliver commercial success 
  • Responsibilities may include team leadership



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

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford