R & D Chemist - Liquid Solvent Inks
West Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Company Description

Welcome! Are you seeking a global, well-established and innovative company that's part of an industry with exciting growth potential? Then, start your Colorful Career with INX!

INX International is the third largest producer of inks in North America with full service subsidiaries in Europe and South America. We offer a complete line of ink and coating solutions technology for commercial, packaging and digital applications. As a leading global manufacturer of inkjet inks, we provide a full palette of digital ink systems, advanced technologies and integrated services.

At INX, we believe we can only grow our business as well as we grow our teams. The average employee has been here over 13 years.

We are looking for new talent with new ideas as we continue to provide quality, service and innovation to the printing and packaging markets.

Job Description

INX International is now hiring chemists for several positions from entry level to manager level! We are experiencing tremendous growth in the area of flexible packaging in our solvent ink division, so we invite you to be a part of this exciting and growing team! If you are a chemist that enjoys solving problems and creating solutions in constantly growing and evolving market, this position is a great opportunity for you!

Did you know that:

  1. Our R&D has a strong knowledge base, in fact1/3of our Chemist teamhas over 15 years of experience
  2. INX has cutting-edge innovation and technology
  3. You will work on a collaborative team culture and an autonomous workenvironment
  4. We have many opportunities to growth

As an R&D Chemist you will be required to:

  • Troubleshoot issues with existing technologies as well as customer challenges
  • Develop new solvent-based technologies based on customer needs
  • Evaluate raw materials and optimize formulations for cost-savings opportunities
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing
  • Publish project reports & other documents direct to sales & customers
  • Maintain laboratory equipment

To perform your job as expected, you will be required to:

  • Have a bachelors degree in Chemistry or equivalent
  • Demonstrate strong Math and Science skills
  • Be Proficient with record-keeping
  • Have good and effective written, reading comprehension and verbalskills
  • Be able to interpret data and draw effective conclusions

In addition to these qualifications, we will consider as a plus if you have:

  • Knowledge of Flexo & Gravure printing processes
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Ink and coating formulation experience
  • SAP experience
  • Knowledge & experience with GC, GC/MS, FTIR, Karl Fischer, etc.
Additional Information

We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), and more.

We require apost offer pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer - disability/veteran

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Our company is an essential business since we are part of the supply chain for food packaging, pharmaceutical packaging and print media used for vital communications. We are very busy fulfilling commitments to our customers, while still following safe practices related to hygiene and social distancing. INX is hiring and seeking talented candidates to support our business development, and we encourage you to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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