CHEMIST I (Product Development) – $5K Sign On Bonus

Benjamin Moore & Co.

Flanders, NJ

Job Summary


Benjamin Moore & Co., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a leading manufacturer of innovative, high-quality coatings for the architectural and industrial maintenance markets. We are currently seeking a Product Development Chemist I to join our Exterior Coatings team.


In this role, you will collaborate with the exterior formulation team working to improve existing products and develop and commercialize new products. This position requires solid technical skills and a desire to innovate as well as problem-solve.  The Product Development Chemist I role offers many opportunities for growth and development into higher technical or managerial roles.


The Product Development Chemist I job is an exciting chance to join a team that promotes and recognizes innovation. We are seeking motivated individuals who will produce world-class products and add to the skillset of an already successful exterior formulation team. Join the team today and also receive a $5K sign-on bonus.  


Please review the responsibilities and requirements for the position. We look forward to reviewing your resume.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop new products, in partnership with quality, Marketing and Manufacturing teams
  • Initiate, design and execute multidimensional experiments
  • Actively seek and leverage internal and external best-in-class knowledge
  • Plan and support plant scale-ups
  • Coordinate with quality and manufacturing to improve performance and ease of manufacturing
  • Lead group projects and cross-functional teams; participate in larger complex teams
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Perform product physical and application testing
  • Manage and train junior chemists and technicians
  • Understands competitive and industry playing field
  • Adhere to all laboratory safety and cleanliness guidelines

Desired Experience / Qualifications:

  • BS and 5+ years’ formulating experience in architectural coatings, as well as industrial maintenance coatings, is a plus.
  • Strong people and cross-functional team management skills
  • Exhibits & fosters team behavior within & outside the laboratory
  • Excellent communication, presentation & organizational skills
  • Possess good analytical problem-solving skills to make timely & accurate decisions
  • Clear & concise record keeping
Company Profile

The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 140 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success, and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity, and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.

Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services, and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies, and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.


Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Benjamin Moore provides Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program to support eligible active employees who graduated from an accredited post-secondary educational institution. The Repayment Program is intended to contribute to reducing employee’s student loans. The Company follows all rules and regulations concerning the taxability of student loan repayments provided under applicable law.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Benjamin Moore, we believe diversity of culture, talent, and varying perspectives is key to a collaborative, innovative, and successful business. We are committed to driving change within our organization through purposeful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, while also focusing on our customers and communities in which we serve. Our DE&I efforts allow each of us to authentically live our corporate values of Openness, Integrity, Community, Excellence, and Safety. Our Social Impact programming of strategic local and national partnerships, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and more expands our ability to make a difference in the lives of all of our stakeholders. We hope you will join us and become an advocate for diversity and inclusion here at Benjamin Moore. At Benjamin Moore & Co, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive because it benefits our employees, our products, and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Benjamin Moore is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.



Benjamin Moore offers a range of considerable benefits that support employees and eligible family members, including same-sex spouses. These comprehensive benefits begin the first day of the month after the date of hire and include health care coverage, ways to save for the future, tuition reimbursement, and other resources to improve health and well-being.


Benjamin Moore & Co is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a culture of inclusion and diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Our commitment to these principles means all employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business need.