Staff Scientist – Synthesis & Technology
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Solvay seeks a Staff Scientist to join the synthesis & process group of Solvay’s Center for Research and Technology, Bristol, Pennsylvania. This position is devoted to providing technical solutions in the fields of new product developments and process improvements of existing products.
The incumbent will be primarily responsible for providing support to polymers, mainly polysaccharides such as guar. The ideal candidate will possess excellent skills in chemical synthesis & scale-ups, troubleshooting technical issues and good knowledge of project management principles. Maintain lab to ensure safe and good lab practices at all time.
Percentage of travel required: 10%
- PhD with 1-2 years’ experience or MS degree in Chemistry with minimum 3 years’ industrial experience
- Strong organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a team
- Ability to work on multiple projects
- Good communication skills (written and oral) and ability to work effectively within a team. Must be able to write clear, concise reports and maintain a detailed laboratory notebook.
- Ability to travel
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