Chemist II

Function: Develop and manufacture inorganic and organometallic products for a broad variety of applications in diverse technology areas such as crystal growth, electronics, energy generation, chemical synthesis and more.

Location: Rockford, IL

FLSA Status: Exempt

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Employ technical knowledge in inorganic and organometallic chemistries, and analytical techniques to develop new products, and then scale-up manufacturing
  • Work independently and make sound decisions based on the company’s strategic goals
  • Follow SOPs and approved company material preparation procedures
  • Set up and run chemical operations independently or under minimal supervision
  • Perform basic analytical testing of products and intermediates
  • Maintain lab notebook
  • Package materials as needed
  • Consolidate chemical waste and move to satellite accumulation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Chemistry with 3+ years of industrial chemical laboratory work experience
  • Knowledge of inorganic, and/or organometallic chemistry
  • Hands-on experience with major analytical techniques, including x-ray powder diffraction, nuclear magnetic resonance, IR spectroscopy, and gas chromatography
  • Eligible to work in the USA


  • M.S. + 1 year of industrial chemical laboratory work experience or PHD with hands-on synthetic experience in a research laboratory
  • Experience with process optimization and scale-up
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivation and desire to grow professionally

What we offer:

  • Salary commensurate with education and experience
  • Medical insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Relocation assistance

To apply: please e-mail cover letter and resume to

We are an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, sexual orientation, color, gender identity, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, otherwise qualified disability, or protected veteran status (disabled, Armed Forces Service medal, recently separated, active duty or campaign badge), domestic violence victim status, arrest record, or predisposing genetic characteristics.