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Research Chemist I

Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Research Chemist I


Location: United States : Greensboro, NC

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Baby Care


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.  We have an exciting opportunity for an entry level science grad who is interested in getting into research and development.  This is an excellent growth opportunity which will allow someone to learn and develop new skills and progress in the area of R&D.



  • Assist with research projects to increase understanding of superabsorbent polymers 
  • Perform laboratory experiments, measurements, product characterizations and evaluate results. Involves carrying out polymerizations, surface crosslinking reactions, post-treatement studies,  supporting scale-up activities and production trials. 
  • Work with internal customers on joint research projects, provide experimental products and/ or findings in the form of data tables, graphs, reports, etc.
  • Write technical reports and/ or data summaries.  Present or prepare data and project information in meetings and technical presentations.
  • Adequately document work in laboratory notebooks and on computer.  
  • Stay up-to-date on document training and safety requirements.  Maintain proper housekeeping in work areas on a daily basis as well as during planned laboratory cleanups.


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Biology or another related science.  
  • At least some experience in a chemical and/or analytical laboratory experience is required.

Your Application

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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: Greensboro