Formulator, Manufacturing Composites (Hours 6am - 6pm)

Position Description

Job Summary

Immediate opening for a Formulator!

Come join a company that offers great benefits and Team culture!

Willing to train dependable candidate!

Starting pay: $21.00/hr 

If you want to discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.  


Our Formulator is responsible for preparing chemical pigment slurries and fillers (formulations/coatings) to support three production areas (QX Casting, Steel Casting, and Coating), handles incoming materials, uses proper methods to set up formulation mixes, and shop floor control reporting. Performs and operates job functions with safety, quality and efficiency in mind and in accordance with specific process sheets and operational parameters.  Must have excellent attention to detail, is responsible for overall quality of material/product being produced.


Demonstrates safety awareness and safe work practices

Follows work orders, process sheets, procedures, and /or other instructional documentation

  • Use SG inventory system to identify the correct raw and/or recycled chemical(s) to be used (QAD, FIFO methodology and etc.)
  • Use tight-fitting, air-purifying respirator when weighing and dispensing raw chemical ingredients, as required
  • Weigh and dispense raw and/or recycled chemical ingredients, according to recipe specifications, into mixers, totes, etc.
  • Mix raw and/or recycled chemicals, according to recipe and/or procedure/process, to create pigment slurries and fillers
  • Operate various mixing machines (Kady and Ball Mills)
  • Check formulation using various calibrated and non-calibrated tools
  • Properly complete required paperwork/forms; labels; and log books
  • Input shop floor control data into computer system (QAD)

Complete visual inspections per quality control requirements

Properly complete a Discrepant Material Report (DMR), label and log book

Research and resolve cycle count errors

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Any other related duties, goals and/or activities as assigned

RELOCATION: Not Authorized

SPONSORSHIP: Not Authorized


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year working in manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Strong comprehension, communication reading, writing, mathematical, and computer skills
  • Accurately read various recipes, charts and measurement tools (Hegman gage, viscometer, etc.)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Accurately read a tape measure within 1/16 of an inch
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Ability to obtain forklift operator license
  • Ability to pass respirator (tight fitting) fit-test
  • Basic understanding of equipment operation to include, electrical, pneumatic and mechanical components operating simultaneously
  • Dependable
  • Willing and able to work independently and in cross functional groups

Work Environment:

  • Production environment with regular exposure to noise and dust
  • May be exposed to cold and/or hot temperatures at times

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb a ladder/stairs periodically during shift and be comfortable working at heights
  • Must be able to work with hands at working height frequently and periodically above head
  • Ability to push/pull/lift a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Ability to stand/walk, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Ability to work in confined spaces as needed
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures, treat others with dignity and respect, and open-minded
  • Strong sense of accountability, integrity, teamwork, pride and ownership in your work


  • Annual Bonus Program (up to 10% on qualified earnings)
  • Annual Employee Stock Purchase Program (w/company match & discount)
  • 401k (w/company match)
  • Pension Plan (company contributed, vesting at 3 years)
  • Medical/Vision/Dental/Life/AD&D/STD/LTD (no waiting period)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Sick/Personal
  • +Many More

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges. 

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Join Us at Saint-Gobain Composites.   Together, let’s protect what matters most!


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Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Formulator, Manufacturing Composites (Hours 6am - 6pm)

Location: Merrimack, New Hampshire

Posting Date: 03/20/2023

Job Code: USA05379

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