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Job Title: Chemist

Department: Innovation

Location: Omaha, NE

Status: Exempt

Salary: $70,000 - $100,000

Benefits Available at Quin:

  • Health Insurance (company paid)
  • Dental Insurance; Vision Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance; Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Simple IRA with Company Match
  • Paid Holiday
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Uniform Shirts, Hats, PPE (role specific)
  • Production Clothing/Safety Shoes Reimbursement (role specific)

Our Story:

At Quin Global your skills and experience combine with a framework of innovation and customer focus. Quin Global is family owned adhesive manufacturing facility with facilities in Omaha NE USA, Perth UK, and Canberra Australia. We are the world’s largest spray canister adhesive manufacturer, with more than 300 unique adhesive products – many of which are revolutionary to the marketplace. We are innovative, enthusiastic and customer focused.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a motivated, experienced individual to join us at Quin Global as a Chemist. As an integral part of our Innovation team, you will contribute to developing and implementing Quin's innovation plan. This person must have project and people management skills and visionary ideas to move the company forward.


Duties and Responsibilities:

(This is not a complete list of duties but does highlight the most critical.)

  • Develops and modifies formulations for adhesives in a wide range of markets.
  • Reviews testing and quality records and procedures. Recommends measures to improve testing procedures and use of equipment. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet testing schedules.
  • Designs, reviews, revises, and documents standard operating procedures for test equipment and lab practices.
  • Identifies and contributes to continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
  • Determines and implements corrections to non-conforming product.
  • Interprets the performance and quality of product; use a variety of lab equipment, including complex lab testing and statistical process control programs for lab equipment.
  • Analyzes and interprets test data and prepare technical reports for use by production and management personnel. Adjusts formulas and processes based on test results.
  • Supervises or oversees of the departments’ operation and personnel performing testing and reporting test results.

Key Competencies:

  • Experience with chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques preferred.
  • Experience with instrument maintenance preferred.
  • Strong project management skills required. Advanced technical/scientific report writing skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience implementing quality management systems for Analytical Chemistry.
  • Experience with ISO/IEC


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry field is preferred
  • 3-5 years prior experience in production is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has supervisory responsibilities.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Core days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, core hours as discussed with supervisor.


Travel is expected 0-10% of the time for this position.

AAP/EEO Statement:
Quin Global provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Quin Global Omaha


As part of the Quin Global team, you'll be a team member at the world’s largest spray canister adhesive manufacturer. Covering floor to ceiling — and everything in between — our talented and experienced team produces 150,000 adhesive canisters and millions of aerosol cans every year…each carefully created to meet a diverse set of customer needs.

From initial concept to the adhesive landing on your shelf, we guide the process from start to finish – ensuring quality for every product.