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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016


Mount Airy, NC
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Willow Tex, LLC, located in Mount Airy, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Chemist 1 in our Mount Airy, North Carolina manufacturing facility. Willow Tex manufactures and distributes high-quality, synthetic leather, specifically engineered to exacting quality standards. The company owns the trademark rights to IZIT Leather and the multiple product lines branded IZIT. IZIT Leather products are known for their durability, flammability performance, leather-like appearance, and suppleness.

This position will be based in Mount Airy, North Carolina. Normal working hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, with the possibility of overtime and weekend work when necessary.


Job Summary:

Design, produce and characterize lab samples of chemicals and products made by Willow Tex. Design and perform experiments for troubleshooting chemistry related production problems. Assist in the development and testing of new products. Run the pilot line to ensure optimal sample quality.


* Perform analytical tests on production and incoming chemicals

* Make small batch quantities of chemicals for testing purposes

* Produce lab samples for specification and investigation purposes

* Produce pilot line samples and testing

* Safely operate and maintain all laboratory equipment

* Work with Purchasing to obtain lab materials in a timely manner and maintain detailed lab chemical inventory

* Documentation & organization of valuable research data

* Writing daily updates on current research and achievements

* Suggest, design, and perform experiments for existing products as well as developing new products

* Utilize various instruments for product testing

* Documentation of equipment and process work instructions for the laboratory

* Follow all company rules and policies

* Follow all safety rules and regulations

* Other duties as assigned

* This job description is not intended as a complete list of all job duties.

If this position sounds like a solid fit and you want to be part of an entrepreneurial company with growth potential, apply right away via this site or by emailing resume to You may also apply in person at 501 Piedmont Triad West Drive, Mount Airy, NC 27030.

A resume is required for this position. Applicants must include an email address and phone number on their resume.

Willow Tex is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free workplace.


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