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Principal Formulations Specialist (chemical)

Principal Formulations Specialist (chemical)

FPC of Troy

FPC of Troy

Open Position Announcement Principal Formulations Specialist


Position: Principal Formulations Specialist

Incumbent: Open (new position)

Location: Greensboro, NC

Reports To: Director of Innovation



  • As a member of our client's global innovation team, you will play a crucial role in developing, patenting, and commercializing the next generation of wood protection and agricultural protection products.
  • Your expertise will be instrumental in providing in-lab product development and formulation guidance, while also serving as the project lead for collaborative projects between our client and other Company subsidiaries.
  • Additionally, you will mentor and develop junior scientists to foster talent growth and contribute to the company's overall success.


Company Background:

  • Our client is a leading provider of innovative solutions to protect wood, building materials, forest products, crops, and more from biological and weathering damage.
  • The company is committed to providing customized protection programs based on specific customer needs and requests, and helping customers implement their new programs.


The Our Client Experience:

At our client, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and implement cutting-edge protection technology
  • Join a dedicated innovation team focused on new product development
  • Lead collaborative projects with other Company subsidiaries
  • Work within a family-oriented culture that values innovation and welcomes new ideas
  • Play an integral role in ensuring the company's competitive edge and differentiation in the marketplace



  • Drive the product development cycle
  • Collect EPA registration data
  • Develop patented products
  • Provide in-lab product development and formulation expertise
  • Lead collaborative projects with other Company subsidiaries
  • Mentor and develop junior scientists



  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Forensics, Forestry, Materials Science, or a related field
  • Experience with formulation equipment and general analytical equipment in developing pesticide or agricultural adjuvant formulations
  • Knowledge of US EPA government guidelines and REACH (EU) Guidelines
  • Ability to work remotely from core leadership in a multi-disciplinary setting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering, scientific, and/or mathematical concepts and theories in chemistry
  • Expertise in the scientific method and the ability to design, organize, and coordinate research projects independently
  • Ability to maintain a detailed laboratory notebook, generate graphs, develop scientific reports, and manuscripts based on original research
  • Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and multi-tasking on several projects
  • Proficiency in utilizing statistics and statistical software
  • Strong desire to innovate and test new technology
  • Ability to work in a team setting or independently
  • Ability to mentor and train less experienced personnel both remotely and/or in person


Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in formulation chemistry with knowledge of surfactants, emulsifiers, and dispersants
  • Ability to develop and test new formulas
  • Ability to work on multiple, simultaneous complex projects with short deadlines and quick, short turn-around tasks while still producing superior quality work products
  • Relocation 
  • Salary 110-115 target 
  • Complete Benefits package including 401K and pension plan


To Apply:

To learn more or to apply, please respond directly to my email: Debbie Hunter ( with your attached resume and cover note. 

Or schedule a call at:

Cell - (906) 322-1658



FPC of Troy is a national leader in the placement of executives, managers, and professionals.

Confidentiality is always respected. Your resume will never be forwarded to anyone without your permission.


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