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Marysville OH Full Time Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


The Chemist II is a key position in the Specialty Products Ink Lab, which is part of the Specialty Products Division, within the Industrial Packaging Group of Containers the Americas. Specialty Products supplies water based flexographic printing inks and related services to corrugated packaging converters, bag manufacturers, and other flexographic printers within IP and outside customers. The ink lab provides color matching, technical service, formulation, and R&D services to our customers in order to help them produce high quality packaging products. The Chemist II reports to the Lab Manager.

Key Functions:

The Chemist will be responsible for leading new product development, finding and evaluating new raw materials, product improvement, complaint resolution and other lab functions as necessary. The project work is done by applying various ASTM, TAPPI, and other specialized testing to raw materials and products, and by applying knowledge of chemistry and materials properties. This position will be responsible for planning projects, conducting all applicable lab testing, maintaining project files and producing lab reports with a key focus on product quality. Expertise with spreadsheet, word and database applications is highly desired. The Chemist II position will be working in a fast paced, team environment, and will need to be able to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities. Calibration, cleaning, and maintenance of lab equipment is also a responsibility of this position.


1-2 years of experience required. Candidate must be detail oriented and have excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as a positive attitude, willingness to take on special projects, and initiative. Customer and Vendor communication and relationship building will also be paramount. Previous experience with color or color matching and knowledge of industrial batch process and equipment is a plus. Four year degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline required.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

Marysville OH, United States of America
International Paper
International Paper
12/2/2019 10:14:31 PM

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