chemist 1

HOBO Inc. is the leader in custom chemical formulating, blending, and bulk chemical delivery to the commercial car wash industry. We have an excellent entry level opportunity for a Chemist 1 position at our manufacturing facility in Lakeville, MN.


·         Assists the Senior Chemist with the development new products and the improvement existing products.

·         Develops quality control standards, performs quality control checks, documents findings and manages retain samples.

·         Approves new raw materials from suppliers and manufacturers.

·         Prepares testing and reagent solutions.

·         Create profiles and submit paperwork for our chemical waste disposal.

·         Provides chemical technical support to customers and co-workers.

·         Conducts OSHA and EPA regulatory assessments of new products.

·         Creates, maintains and updates Safety Data Sheets.

·         Prepares regulatory reporting documents.


·         BS or BA in Chemistry, Biology or related field from four-year College or University.

·         Self-motivated – reliable and punctual.

·         Able to perform and multitask in a fast-paced environment.

·         Organized and able to work independently.

·         Strong problem-solving skills – ability to think creatively.

·         Computer skills – Microsoft Word and Excel.

·         Must pass pre-employment physical & drug test


·         Health, dental, and vision plans.

·         Supplemental insurance plan.

·         401K plan with company safe harbor contribution after one year of employment.

·         Group Life Insurance, AD&D, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance plans.

·         PTO and Holiday Plan.

·         Quarterly Bonus program (eligibility after 6 months of employment).