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QC Chemist

Fairhaven, MA | Next Possible Start Date


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is the United States operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub S.E., the world's largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants with global sales of over $2.8 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries such as automotive, appliance, and aerospace manufacturers; pharmaceuticals, transportation, mining, and energy. The organization is constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry and we are recognized for providing world-class technical support to our strong customer base.

Nye Lubricants Inc., a member of the Fuchs Group located in Fairhaven, MA, is a leader in the innovation, formulation and manufacturer of synthetic lubricants.  Nye’s lubricants add value to products in a wide range of industries and applications.


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FUCHS offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow. We stand behind our core values: trust, creating value, respect, reliability, and integrity. Ours is a culture that fosters creativity and empowerment, values work/life balance, and gives you the freedom to excel. At FUCHS we aim to nurture your capabilities, ideas and career.


Your responsibilities:

The Chemist will assist and support the design, development and testing of department programs defined by the director/manage. This role will also develop laboratory tests to verify hypothesis of new lubricant/grease as well as provide technical guidance on chemistry issues to internal and external customers.  Other essential duties include:

  • Formulate and prepare experimental samples in support of departmental programs
  • Operate and maintain instrumentation
  • Conduct various analytical and physical testing
  • Prepare written reports for internal and external use
  • Prepare written test methods in SharePoint for any new testing developed for analyzing lubricants that would be incorporated in a product specification as a result of working on various projects
  • Must document all testing in a lab notebook and maintain the design notebooks in SharePoint for the various design projects and lab test requests assigned as the project is being worked on
  • Responsible for responding to assigned corrective actions per the CAR system

Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, or other relevant discipline
  • Lab experience preferred
  • 2+ years industrial or cooperative experience desirable
  • 3+ years of experience in the field of expertise highly recommended
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs with occasional heavy lifting of raw material containers up to 30 lbs
  • Computer literacy and experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

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