This role includes laboratory and pilot plant activities to support new product process developments, process improvements of existing products and support of manufacturing plants. This includes designing, executing and interpreting laboratory work in support of these activities.

Key Outputs: What we can expect from you
  • Experimentation to demonstrate new product development, process improvements, raw material optimizations, and non-conforming product investigations
  • Ability to conduct chemical synthesis
  • Blend additive packages and viscosity modifier concentrates
  • Interact with equipment vendors and laboratory suppliers
  • Capability to run and interpret FTIR, NMR, and  GPC,  viscometers and other instrumentation to yield data
  • Analysis of experimental results
  • Organization and maintenance of electronic laboratory notebook
  • Work in a safe manner at all times and within an ISO systems laboratory
  • Any additional responsibilities as assigned
A successful candidate is likely to have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field, or equivalent
  • Experience in organic or polymer synthesis
  • Knowledge of standard chemical analytical methods (NMR, FTIR, GC/MS, GPC, HPLC)
  • Laboratory technician experience
  • Pilot unit operation experience would be valued
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Understanding of laboratory equipment
  • Strong general computer skills (MS Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Proactive approach – will take ownership of issues and work to a successful resolution
  • Teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Focus on continuous improvement

Closing Date

02 February 2019

Location

New Jersey, USA

Role Function and Group

Manufacturing Technology

Application process

Performance you can rely on.