Scientist I


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 Scientist I - Product Development
to service in Beachwood, OH


This is just a high-level overview of the role we need you to fill for us


Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and support developmental projects in cementitious technologies (inorganic), epoxy and acrylic based chemistries.
  • Design and develop/improve product formulations through lab testing and implement production scale-up at plants.
  • Manage and coordinate R&D projects with technical and business teams. Work with R&D team members on timely delivery of assigned projects and tasks.
  • Generate new ideas to supplement growth portfolio. Work with business partners to identify opportunities for growth through innovation and new product development (NPD) process.
  • Project planning and workload sharing with other scientists and technicians.
  • Quickly solve production problems (QC) related to raw material issues and formulations.
  • Lead qualifications of raw material substitutions in proven product formulations using scientific tools and DOE.
  • Work with Technical Services team and operations to resolve customer related issues on product performance.
  • Participate in Industry organizations representing the company. Make presentations to management and provide training to sales and customers.
  • Interact with internal technical colleagues on various projects and technology related topics.
  • Travel to plant locations and customers sites as required to address technical issues.


These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role


  • Candidates with relevant science or engineering discipline will be considered. Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of experience, Master’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience or a Ph.D. is required.
  • Must have strong technical skills with knowledge in inorganic chemistries and formulations.
  • Experience in research projects through lab testing and evaluation.
  • Experience in training scientists and technicians. Mentoring experience in technical area will be a plus.
  • Proven history of product development in a technical organization.
  • Experience working with QC teams at manufacturing locations on testing and product approvals.
  • Knowledge on writing product performance specifications to aid product applications and installation.
  • Excellent communication skills on project status and updates.
  • Strong work ethics, safety oriented, and a team player.



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