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01/25/2022

Chemist III, Process Technology Improvement in Silicones (m/f/d)

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Requirements

  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in Chemistry or related field.
  • Background in chemical synthesis with experience in polymer or silicone chemistry preferred. Experience in HPLC, GPC, and GC operation and method design.
  • Chemical process improvement beneficial. Bachelors 5 or more years of experience, Masters or PhD 0 or more years of experience.
  • Knowledge in organic chemistry, with proficient laboratory bench skills and lab practices (safe chemical handling, maintaining lab notebook, etc.).
  • Be proficient in operation and troubleshooting of HPLC, GPC, and GC instrumentation. Strong leadership, oral and written communication and presentation skills.

Responsibilities

  • Support production with troubleshooting and process improvements, the design of chemical synthesis reactions, and the interpretation of analytical data for evaluation of product quality, all with detailed reports.
  • Develop analytical techniques for polymer mixtures using HPLC, GPC, & GC. This includes method development, extensive reporting, maintenance and troubleshooting of instruments.
  • Support the business lines in developing new materials through chemical synthesis. Development of new chemistry.


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Employer:
Evonik Industries AG
Location:
Hopewell, Virginia [USA]
Temporary:
No
Part-time:
No