Careers at King Industries

Open Opportunities


Quality Control Technician (Rotating) - Ideal candidates should have an Associates or BS in Chemistry. Applicants must have a familiarity with classic wet chemical and instrumental techniques. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to analysis of raw materials, in-process material, and final materials, maintaining and calibrating testing equipment, and participating in reproducibility and repeatability studies.

Senior Research Chemist - King Industries, Inc. is actively seeking to hire a Senior Research Chemist within our Coatings Additive Division. Ideal candidates should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry along with 10 years of experience in the coatings industry. Responsibilities include overall researching, planning, and running experiments towards identified Coating New Product Developments.

Product Formulator and Application Chemist - King Industries is actively looking to hire a Formulator and Applications Chemist to join the Rust Preventive Group within our Lubricant Additives Division. The ideal candidates should have a Bachelor of Science or a Master of Science degree in Chemistry, as well as five years combined experience in lab scale reactions, synthesis, and formulating (preferably of rust preventives, metalworking fluids, lubricants, or waterborne systems).

Entry Level Chemist - King Industries is actively looking to hire an Entry Level Chemist within our Coatings Department. Ideal candidates should have a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or other Science disciplines as well as willingness to work in a team environment.


Technical Sales : Coatings Additives - King Industries, Inc. is actively looking to hire a Technical Sales Representative within the Coatings Additives Division. Ideal candidates should have an advanced degree in Chemistry as well as an understanding of coatings formulation and chemistry.

Inside Sales Representative King Industries is actively looking to hire an Inside Sales Representative responsible for performing inside sales with our coatings team. Ideal candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering, as well as experience selling chemical or technical products, experience communicating with technical staff and experience in a fast-paced environment.


Production Shift Engineer (Rotating)- King Industries is actively seeking to hire entry level chemical engineers with Co-Op or Internship experience. The role of the Production Shift Engineer requires candidates to have a strong academic background combined with the ability to manage personnel, maintain a positive safety climate, and meet production goals.

Chemical Production Operator Helper (2nd or 3rd Shift) - Seeking applicants that are mechanically inclined. Experience in the chemical industry is a plus. Starting wage $22/hr.

Chemical Drummer (2nd or 3rd Shift) - Entry level position. Responsibilities include filling industrial shipping containers with King Industries product.


Pump Mechanic - King Industries, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Pump Mechanic within the maintenance department. In this role you will assemble and install pumps and pump wiring and assist with the repair and installation of chemical piping, steam, air, water, and other components throughout the King Industries plant. 


Process Safety Management (PSM) Specialist/Manager - Ideal candidates should have a BS or a MS degree in Chemical Engineering as well as 15 years of experience in specialty chemical process engineering or safety engineering function, in a PSM- covered facility. Responsibilities include overall responsibility for Process Safety Management and Risk Management Plan programs related to process safety information, process operating instructions, process hazards analyses, management of change and pre-startup safety review, and compliance audits.

Process Control/Automation Engineer - Ideal candidates should have a BS in Chemical Engineering as well as 5 years of experience in process controls design design and troubleshooting in the process industries, preferably in chemical manufacturing. Responsibilities include developing process control systems, instrumentation design, controls logic, and wiring schemes for new automation projects and upgrades as well as troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining existing instruments and systems.

Senior Electrical Engineer - Seeking to hire a mid-to-senior level electrical engineer with controls systems experience. Ideal candidates should have a BS or MS in electrical engineering and eight to twelve years of experience working within the scope of process controls systems, preferably at a PSM-covered facility.

Network Engineer - Seeking to hire a mid-to-senior level Network Engineer under general supervision of the Process Controls Manager within the Engineering Department. Ideal candidates should have Bachelor of Science or Master’s degrees in computer science, information technology, or a related field as well as five to ten years of experience in planning, implementing, and maintaining network systems.


Safety & Emergency Response Technician (SERT) - Responsibilities include but are not limited to responding to all emergency conditions, monitoring the facility, conducting inspections, conducting investigations and reporting on incidents, assisting in the development and delivery of training, and managing equipment/permits related to employee safety. Applicants must have an associate’s degree or higher in industrial safety, industrial hygiene or fire science and must have a minimum of 2 years' experience with a fire department or equivalent.


To apply please submit your cover letter and resume to Vernece Richardson