Chemical Engineer IV designs and initiates processes for the manufacturing of chemicals and related products such as cement, detergents, gasoline, plastics, and synthetics. Runs experiments and tests to aid in the development of improved manufacturing procedures and processes. Being a Chemical Engineer IV requires a master's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Chemical Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group.