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Product Development Chemist

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Allentown, PA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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[[Product Development Chemist]]


Location: [[Allentown, PA]]

Function: [[Product Development]]

Career Level: [[Experienced]]

Legal Entity: [[Evonik Corporation]]

Business Line: [[Epoxy Curing Agents]]


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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Evonik is a best-in-class specialty chemicals company.  Our facility in Allentown PA is currently seeking a Product Development Chemist.  This position will support the application development and commercialization of new or improved products, processes and technical service to drive growth of the business line within the global epoxy coatings market. We are looking for an out-of-the-box thinker to come up with innovative products to meet market needs.



  • Manage assigned product development projects from concept to commercialization
  • Develop knowledge of competitor activities and product offerings in the coatings sector via literature searches and participations in external trade associations
  • Develop a strong working relationship with technology teams in the Americas and further develop these relationships with technical counterparts in Europe and Asia
  • Act as a technology interface with focus customers on key product developments and technical service within the coatings sector
  • Develop strong customer relationships to acquire and understanding of market needs


  • PhD in Chemistry preferred.  M. Sc. in Chemistry plus related industry experience will also be considered.
  • Extensive application development and technical service experience in the field of high performance coating systems
  • Experience with customers and a proven track record of solving customer-related technical problems
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to effectively lead and contribute to multi-disciplinary project teams

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown