Research & Development Technician II


Beachwood-Chagrin, OH, US, 44122

Job Category:  Research and Development
Brand:  Master Builders Solutions
Job Type:  Full Time
Work Location:  On-Site
Contract Type:  Permanent

Master Builders Solutions is a global brand of advanced chemical solutions for construction. Our comprehensive construction chemicals portfolio includes concrete admixtures, waterproofing solutions, concrete repair and protection solutions, performance grouts and performance flooring solutions. We offer advanced chemical solutions for new construction, maintenance, repair or renovation of structures. Our employees form a global community of construction chemicals experts that are passionate about solving our customers’ specific challenges at all stages of construction as well as throughout the lifecycle of the structure.


We constantly strive to solve tomorrow’s challenges through our talented people, sound science, innovation, and communication with our global partners. We provide new solutions to satisfy industry demand for specific structure strengths, while understanding the need for sustainability, and environmental consciousness.


We are looking to hire a Research & Development Technician II to service in Beachwood, OH


Job Description:


  • The primary function of Technician is to provide necessary technical support to the development and testing of advanced chemical formulations for new construction, preservation, repair or renovation of structures.
  • The incumbent provides support to advance-level technicians, scientists and managers through the performance of industry-related technical and organizational activities.
  • The position level may be filled at higher level based on individual skillset and experience.
  • This position resides within Construction Systems organization and reports to R&D Manager in Beachwood, OH.


Basic Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related science field is preferred.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of work experience with materials testing and coatings in a lab environment.
  • Must be capable of handling standardized lab tests and collect data per project needs.
  • Experience related to cementitious products, coatings or building materials is a plus.
  • Follow instructions from scientists and other team members to perform routine lab work.
  • Must have basic computer and communication skills.


Duties and Additional Skills:


  • Willing to learn from scientists, senior teammates on lab work and product evaluation.
  • Works with team members supporting development projects and other tasks as assigned by the Manager.
  • Highly focused and collaborative with strong team spirit.
  • Must be able to learn and follow standard test protocols, such as ASTM and other industry standards.
  • Must be hands on and willing to help maintaining labs, chemicals, and storage areas.
  • Knows Forklift operation or willing to get certification to operate.
  • Must be able to lift bags and pails of materials as a part of routine lab work.
  • Must be willing to travel to plant locations or customer jobsites within North America for R&D trials and troubleshooting when requested (<25%).
  • Highly safety oriented. Must follow all EHS policies and guidelines.
  • Willing to keep work hours flexible to accommodate lab testing and data collection.



What we can offer you as an employee of Master Builder Solutions


The total rewards that you receive as a Master Builder Solutions employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


Our work environment is very rewarding, in fact, second to none. Master Builders Solutions strongly supports employee involvement through collaborative thinking and teamwork, while ensuring the safest work environment for all. We reward our employees with a challenging work environment, continued enrichment through educational development, and lifelong learning.


  • We want to empower our team mates to make the best decision possible based on their personal experiences
  • We want our employees to take ownership of their roles and responsibilities
  • We want everyone to take positive action towards a rewarding goal
  • We want everyone to provide leadership to those around them regardless of their role within the company


Come BUILD YOUR CAREER with Master Builders Solutions!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.


LOCATION: Beachwood, OH