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Careers at Reade

We’re problem solvers and solution creators who possess deep knowledge of inorganic chemicals and consider a customer’s success to be our greatest reward. For two-and-a-half centuries, people have been our most valuable asset. Our team combines industry veterans and chemical sourcing experts, the perfect formula for meeting all of our customers’ raw material requirements.


Reade is a family-owned and operated business that has been committed to excellence for 250 years. As a specialty chemical distributor, we are active in diverse industries, including automotive, aerospace, engineering, government and academic research, and pharmaceutical. And as a trusted partner to Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike, we maintain excellent relationships with manufacturers worldwide to source the cutting-edge solutions our clients are looking for.


We hire people who are curious, empathetic, honest, and possess equal amounts of perseverance and grit. Self-motivation, intelligence, and out-of-the-box thinking are prized and rewarded at Reade, and we welcome individuals who wish to grow within a long-standing family business committed to advancing its legacy for innovation and superior service.


In addition to providing a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive work environment, Reade offers the following employee benefits:

  • Medical insurance, including health, prescription drug, dental, and vision.
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Annual performance bonus
  • 401k retirement plan with a company match
  • Summer Fridays
  • Tuition reimbursement for applicable career training

Available Positions

Account Manager

Under the direction of the Director of Sales, the Account Manager will source specialty chemical solids for new and existing customers, maintain key existing customer’s raw material requirements, and meet the company’s Quality Objectives. The Account Manager will have the potential to grow within the company. This job is located in our East Providence, RI office.

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