R&D Chemist
American Water Chemicals - Plant City, FL

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- R&D work related to scale inhibition and membrane cleaning chemicals for brackish and seawater desalination systems.
- R&D work related to corrosion inhibition in drinking water systems
- Wet chemistry
- Bench scale simulations
- Optical and electron microscopy
- Elemental and IR analysis for identification of deposits
- Writing technical reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry - Arts degrees and Associates degrees will not be considered
  • Minimum 3 years work experience with Analytical and Wet Chemistry in a non-academic chemical laboratory
  • Ability to design and implement experiments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to write technical reports – good English grammar
  • All applicants will be required to write a chemistry problem-solving test and undergo an in-lab evaluation at our facility in Tampa, FL.


  • Minimum 3 years professional work experience in a non-academic Chemical Lab setting
  • Strong Analytical Chemistry skillset
  • Strong mathematical problem solving skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Computer literate with high skill level in Microsoft software products such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Benefit package includes health, FSA participation, and 401(k).

Note: Applicants who are shortlisted based on their resumes will be required to write a General Chemistry Problem Solving Test prior to being interviewed. Those who perform well will then be invited to perform an in-lab evaluation at our laboratory in Tampa, FL.