Job Title: Research Chemist

Company: REM Surface Engineering (REM Research Group)

Company Profile:

REM Surface Engineering is the pioneer and leading provider of Isotropic Superfinishing services in the US and worldwide.   Our products and services are utilized and sold in many industries, including Aerospace, Automotive, Military, Medical, Power Generation, Hand Tools, etc.   

REM Research Group, based in our Brenham, Texas office (1 hour west of Houston, 1.5 hours east of Austin), works to advance and adapt our technologies to meet unique customer needs, as well as to develop new cutting edge technologies for many applications.   Current key research includes developing solutions for additive manufacturing technologies (3D printing of metals), including work on components for NASA’s Artemis Mission, as well as the development of technologies and processes for US Air Force implementation.

As a third-generation family owned business, we are a close-knit team of roughly 50 employees based in Texas, Connecticut, Indiana, and England. 

Role Summary: 

REM Research Group (RRG) is seeking a Research Chemist who will play a critical role on the RRG team, both developing new technologies and adapting/optimizing existing technologies.   These technologies include chemically accelerated vibratory finishing, chemical polishing, and associated formulae, characterization, and processing parameters.  The Research Chemist will work in collaboration with our Senior Research Chemist and other team members with key focus areas including: laboratory processing, characterization, and data analysis; process design, adaptation, and optimization; formulation design, adaptation, and optimization; wastewater neutralization and associated calculations; technical content generation and presentation; collaboration with and support of equipment engineers; data and recordkeeping; environmental, health, and safety support.

REM is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits or other aspects of employment on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin creed, gender, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, age, or veteran status. 


  • MS in Chemical Engineering or associated field of study (equivalent workplace experience will be considered). 
  • 1-3 years’ work experience in laboratory/industrial setting
  • Experience with the following will be preferred:
    • Profilometry
    • Metallurgy
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Mechanical Engineering/Design
    • Ability manage multiple complex projects with requiring short turnaround times
    • As REM Surface Engineering is bound by ITAR regulations, all applicants must be E-Verified and documented U.S. Persons / Citizens.

Interested Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Nathan Michaud,