Leather Finishing Chemist

Modern Meadow

As we continue to grow we are seeking to hire a finishing chemist.


- Identify and choose the best leather finishing chemistries for a target application from preferred partners and lead the finishing development workflows in product development

- Improve/optimize existing finishes to meet the end use performance requirements

- Participate in the internal meetings and give technical updates on the development status

- Responsible for testing finishing performance and provide feedback to material development team

- Act as an internal liaison between material development and design teams

- Working knowledge of application methods and desired results

- Provides direction on right choice of equipment for implementing finishing in large scale production

- Preferred experience in the leather finishing industry with a finishing chemical producer


- BSc, M.S or ph.D in organic chemistry or other related science. 2-5 years of relevant industrial experience in designing and evaluating coating formulations

- Experience in finishing leather materials that are used in various end-use applications

- Experience in optimizing organic coating/finishing chemistries

- Familiarity with various formulation chemistries that exist for finishing leather and other advanced materials

- Experience in leather tanning chemistry is a plus

- Experience in the leather finishing chemical companies is a plus

- Ability to work at a fast-paced enviroment

- Ability to work at collaborative partner sites to advance the finishing development

- Ability to travel up to 25% of time

Sounds interesting?