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Research Chemist II

Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER [[117948]]
 

[[Research Chemist II]]

 

Location: [[Greensboro NC]]

Function: [[Research]]

Career Level: [[Experienced]]

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 chemical company. We currently have an opening for an experienced research chemist to join our R&D team in Greensboro NC.  This is an exciting opportunity for a chemist with previous R&D experience to diversify their knowledge and learn about innovation in the area of superabsorbent polymers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to planning research projects to increase understanding of superabsorbent polymers in absorbent structures or the structures themselves and explore new test methods to evaluate such polymers or structures.  Be able to lead some aspects of such a project.
  • Perform laboratory experiments, measurements, product characterizations and evaluate results. Involves carrying out polymerizations, surface crosslinking reactions, post-treatment studies, supporting scale-up activities and production trials, core studies.
  • Work with internal & external customers on joint research projects and provide experimental products and/ or findings in the form of data tables, graphs, intermediate statistical analysis, reports, etc.
  • Provide technical support for internal customers/projects.
  • Write technical reports and/ or data summaries.  Present data and project info in meetings and technical presentations.
  • Supervise junior laboratory personnel as needed to meet the group goals.
  • 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.
 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Biology or another related science.  M. Sc. candidates will also be considered.
  • 2-3 years of previous experience in a chemical and/or analytical laboratory experience is required
 

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER [[117948]]

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.
 


 


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