Kao Specialties Americas LLC (KSA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. Kao Corporation is a global company that develops, manufactures and markets personal hygiene, laundry, food, cosmetic, and specialty chemical products. The majority of the global product lines are based on surface-active agents or “surfactant” chemistries. KSA is a specialty chemicals manufacturing company with three major business segments (1) Oleo Chemicals, (2) Performance Chemicals and (3) Specialty Chemicals including Imaging Materials and Aroma Chemicals.
KSA is currently recruiting for a Senior Synthesis Chemist, based in High Point, NC facility. This is a challenging, individual contributor position for a large chemical processing facility. Daily essential duties include:
Candidates for this position must have:
The ideal candidate would also have the following skills:
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Ability to stand for up to 8 hours is required. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, working overhead and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be certified medically fit to wear respirator. Incumbent may be required to work in conditions where hazardous material and /or toxic fumes could be present.
KSA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to include medical, dental, life insurance, savings plan and pension. http://chemical.kao.com/us/ KSA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.