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The Stonhard Group and its brands believe quality people, products and service make everything possible.  Stonhard manufactures and installs high performance floors for industrial and commercial environments.

We currently have an opening for a Formulation Chemist in Maple Shade, NJ.  A Formulation Chemist Initiates and conducts research projects.  Applies and interprets standard concepts and techniques.  Applies a working knowledge of related disciplines and may be responsible for technical supervision.


Qualified individuals will possess the following attributes:

BS in Chemistry, or Material Science, or Material Engineering

  • At least 1-3 years of related experience.

This will be a demanding and rewarding position.


We offer a competitive salary and health benefits and a safe working environment with a solid history of success and growth.

We encourage hard work, recognition and opportunity. And we stand behind our 95 year old Stonhard name and our brands.

Do you see yourself working with us? let’s get started.  Click HERE to APPLY


The Stonhard Group is part of RPM, International (NYSE: RPM) is headquartered in Maple Shade, NJ and has more than 90 years of experience manufacturing and installing high performance, seamless floors throughout the world. We manufacture and install long-term floor, wall and lining solutions to markets including, but not limited to: food & beverage, general manufacturing, pharmaceutical, chemical processing, education, healthcare, government, technology and hospitality.


Position:  Research Associate-Formulations-Architectural Coatings


Company:  Founded over 100 years ago, our client is one of the leading paint and coatings companies in the world.  With more than 156 manufacturing facilities, our client is known worldwide for helping customers enhance more surfaces through the latest science and technology in glass and coatings, impacting the Automotive, Marine, Architecture, Packaging, and Residential Construction markets.  A $15B organization and winner of many R&D innovation awards


We appreciate our employees by providing:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • 401K with 6% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Tremendous advancement opportunities


Your unique role with the company:  Reporting to the Associate Director for Global Synthesis, Architectural Coatings. You will work in a formulations laboratory under supervision of the team leader. The lab is part of a world class central research center with 360 employees.

  • Plan, conduct and direct core research and test drills. Responsibilities include one or more projects and identifying new technology opportunities through literature searches, competitive analysis and intellectual property review.
  • Conduct paint formulations, applications and physical property testing of standard and experimental coatings.
  • Develop new test ideas that improve coatings properties, meet regulatory requirements, address unmet market needs and improve efficiencies of existing products and processes.
  • Develop and maintain intellectual property assets:  develop sound research projects proposals leading to the successful launch of approved projects.


Community Information: Pittsburgh, PA

  • Excellent schools
  • Renowned museums, medical facilities, parks, research centers, libraries
  • Professional Sports teams
  • Earned “America’s Most Livable City” from Forbes and National Geographic

What we are looking for in a Candidate:

  • PhD degree in technical field such as Chemistry, Polymer Science, Coatings Science, Material Science, Physics or Chemical Engineering is required
  • Previous formulation experience, and experience leading projects and interacting with different audiences
  • Experience in formulating architectural latex highly desired.

110 Boggs Lane, Suite 242, Cincinnati, OH 45246


Technical Sales Representative – East Coast

Alberdingk Boley Inc. (ABI) is expanding their sales force and seeking a Sales Representative for the East Coast US territory.  The position is responsible for managing and servicing existing accounts, identifying and obtaining new business.  This individual will provide technical support to customers regarding the application of Alberdingk Products and Services primarily through individual knowledge and by working with our technical staff.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Achieving or exceeding specific sales dollar and volume gross profit goals.

  • Utilize BCM, MS Access database and ERP data system to manage accounts.

  • Ability to manage competitive situations effectively.

  • Extensive knowledge and skill in overall sales process, preparing for customer calls, anticipating customer needs and working through customer issues.

  • Ability to identify potential growth opportunities within existing accounts and territory.

  • Develop realistic and accurate regional sales budgets as well as forecast of customer demands.

  • Must be able to communicate efficiently with customers about pricing, past due accounts and inventory levels.

  • Access information about market activity and identify prospective accounts in your territory using multiple sources.  Make cold calls and prospective calls to achieve future sales objectives

  • Work collaboratively with Technical Services, Purchasing, Sourcing and Logistics to ensure Alberdingk meets their customer needs.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • B.S. degree in Chemistry required, M.S. degree in Chemistry a plus.

  • Prefer technical formulation experience.

  • 5 or more years of paint and coatings sales experience including a track record of previous sales success.

  • High level of self-motivation, self-direction and self-discipline.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Willingness to travel overnight 80% of the work week.

Company Description

ABI is an innovative polymer manufacturing company that is a global supplier to the Paint and Coatings Industry.  We are a fast-growing company in the US with excellent brand recognition.  We manufacture environmentally friendly polymers that are used to make finishes/coatings for a variety of substrates such as wood, concrete, metal, paper and natural and synthetic leather  ABI offers a competitive salary , bonus and a benefit package including 401K, health, dental, vision and life insurance.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please send resume to:






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Focus technologies include:

Water Base Systems
Water Reducible Alkyds
Acrylic Emulsions
Water Reducible Urethanes
Epoxy Esters
Water Reducible Wood Stains
Alkyd Melamine Bakes
Self Cross-Linking Acrylics

Solvent Base Systems
High Solids and Conventional Alkyds
High Solids and Conventional Urethanes
3.0 VOC Polyester Bakes
Epoxy Primers
Zinc-Rich Epoxy Primers
Alkyd Melamine Bakes
Nitrocellulose Lacquers
Pre-Catalyzed Lacquers
Wood Stains

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