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Sherwin-Williams
Minneapolis, MN, United States
26 days ago
Sherwin-Williams
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
26 days ago

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WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show! Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

Conduct chemical and/or physical characterization of paints, coatings, and raw materials using analytical instrumentation. Performs specialized and advanced analyses and testing of new products and requirements.  This position performs advanced projects, generally working with expanding existing technology, and having general expertise regarding product lines and application methods.  May supervise support level technicians on a day-to-day basis.    

Core Responsibilities
•    Performs advanced analyses, tests, and procedures that require specialized understanding of chemistry, product lines, and materials; determines quality standards.  Focus on high resolution mass spectrometer (Q-TOF) techniques for identifying and understanding small molecules and synthetic polymers in coating systems.  Determine mechanisms of reactions and understand structure property relationships.  
•    Develop analytical methods for analysis of coatings, raw materials, and coating defects. Solve coating problems using scientific approach. 
•    Applies working knowledge of business group operations and application methods to assist with implementing project objectives, product systems, budgets, timelines, and other requirements.
•    Responds to complex questions and concerns from plants, research technicians, quality control, customers and other internal and external parties regarding development, applications, quality assurance, and related programs and services.
•    Develops reports and documents detailing project processes, results, and conclusions; recommends additional actions or research.  
•    Interprets and applies department policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations; ensures compliance with these areas.
•    Serves as a team member for projects that are moderate to large in nature and independently carries out project tasks and provides professional technical support to the product development, quality control, manufacturing processes, and other operations. Interact with other lab groups in support of analytical projects.
•    Operates, cleans, and calibrates a variety of specialized equipment that requires professional judgment and background; also utilizes technical or standard equipment during the course of projects. Perform maintenance and repairs on instrumentation. 
•    Assists with managing smaller or less complex projects to ensure daily tasks and project objectives are completed. 
•    May supervise or serve as a lead to lower level technicians or support personnel performing research projects.
•    Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
•    Must be legally authorized to work in the US.
•    Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field.  
•    Experience with High Resolution Mass Spectrometry such as Q-ToF instrument(s) with CID or similar is required.  
•    Experience with Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography and/or FT-IR is desirable.   
•    Apply advanced professional chemistry principles and practices;
•    Capable of conducting analytical method development for coating analysis.
•    Problem Solving Skills
•    Interpret and apply department policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations
•    Working with quality standards
•    Solving technical problems and recommending solutions
•    Interpret data and develop reports
•    Prioritize project tasks
•    Provide and communicate technical information
•    Apply commercialization principles and practices
•    PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and other applicable applications;
•    Communicate with co-workers to provide and receive direction.


Preferred Qualifications
•    Masters or Ph. D research background in Mass Spectrometry, specifically high resolution mass analysis (Q-TOF or equivalent).

Who we are
At Sherwin-Williams, we're proud of the company we keep — our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to Sherwin.com/careers.                               

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.



Requirements

•    Must be legally authorized to work in the US.
•    Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field.  
•    Experience with High Resolution Mass Spectrometry such as Q-ToF instrument(s) with CID or similar is required.  
•    Experience with Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography and/or FT-IR is desirable.   
•    Apply advanced professional chemistry principles and practices;
•    Capable of conducting analytical method development for coating analysis.
•    Problem Solving Skills
•    Interpret and apply department policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations
•    Working with quality standards
•    Solving technical problems and recommending solutions
•    Interpret data and develop reports
•    Prioritize project tasks
•    Provide and communicate technical information
•    Apply commercialization principles and practices
•    PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and other applicable applications;
•    Communicate with co-workers to provide and receive direction.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57581934
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Position Title: Mass Spectrometry Specialist
  • Company Name: Sherwin-Williams
  • Industry: GC-MS,Surface Science
  • Job Function: Res. & Dev. Scientist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: 1
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
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