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Join one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 2023 and Michigan’s ESOP of the Year in 2021 and 2019!

At Hydro-Chem Systems, you can own your career. We are a 100% employee-owned company that believes in transparency, accountability, and giving every employee the opportunity to grow and flourish. We’ve been WOW’ing our customers for over fifty years, and we think the same values that make us a great business partner make us a great place to work. 

We are proud of our heritage in supplying and servicing customers with automated vehicle wash systems, cleaning detergents and chemicals, pressure washers, and parts washers for industrial, commercial, and fleet accounts.

If you don’t see anything below that you meet the requirements for, you are always welcome to send us your resume to keep on file for future openings.

HCS Employee Benefits:

HCS is a drug-free company, so you will be required to pass a drug test upon hire and at any point during your employment.


Research & Development (R&D) Chemical Formulator

We’re on the lookout for a Research & Development (R&D) Chemical Formulator to join our team, responsible for new product development, quality control, and safety & regulatory compliance. You’ll conduct research and perform R&D activities to improve our products and develop new products for the market, perform quality control (QC) testing on finished product, create and maintain our Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and ensure that our products are effective, efficient, safe, and scalable.

If you’re passionate about pushing the boundaries in chemical development and thrive in a collaborative environment, we’d love to have you on board. Join us to be part of a team dedicated to innovation and growth in the industry.

We operate on a Monday-Friday schedule. All our employees are encouraged to participate in company committees or initiatives; we actively solicit feedback from every corner of the company for ways to improve our process, work culture, benefits, or communication. If you want to have a voice and impact in your organization, Hydro-Chem Systems is the right place for you.

For any other positions not listed above, click below to leave your resume for future opportunities to be an employee owner!

Requirements Regardless of Position:

HCS Operating Systems Principles & Objectives

Knows all HCS established operating systems (e.g. quality, safety, environmental). Understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity of the systems and this position’s role in support of these systems — including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

Cultural Expectations

We go above and beyond; we either work as a team or we crumble as individuals.

We are determined to grow inch by inch. The inches we need are everywhere around us, and when we add up all those inches, that’s going to make the difference between WINNING and LOSING.

The high road is not a shortcut. Stick to the highest standard of Integrity, without compromise.

We treat each other like family and our customers as an extension of that family.

We will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence. ~ Vince Lombardi

Hydro-Chem Systems, Inc is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including but not limited to, race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status. It is our policy to comply with all Federal, State, and Local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

Note:  The above job postings are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and the competencies required by persons assigned to the job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions associated with thet job. The job description is not an employment contract and Hydro-Chem Systems Inc. reserves the right to change any description at any time. Hydro-Chem Systems Inc. is an at-will employer and may terminate employment for any reason at any time.