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Product Development Chemist

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Tonawanda, NY, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 138459
 

Product Development Chemist

 

Location: United States : Tonawanda, NY

Function: Environment, Safety, Health

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Active Oxygens

 

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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This role will support the development of peroxide and peracid chemistries for applications such as oil and gas extractions and produced water treatment, wastewater treatment and disinfection, and generic disinfection applications in industrial settings.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops new or modified product to meet market needs from concept to commercialization
  • Designs and performs a range of experiments and technical feasibility studies in the laboratory
  • Performs literature searches to seek information and keep abreast of new developments in the field
  • Participates in customer chemical process modificatitons and plant trials 
  • Provides support to marketing and sales 
  • Provides technological assessment of competitor products
 

REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/MS/PhD in Chemistry or related
  • 3-10 years of industry R&D experience preferred
  • Experience and consistent record of accomplishment developing products from concept to commercialization
  • Experience in application areas such as energy extraction, water treatment, disinfection, etc. preferred
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills along with solid abilitty to write and present clear, organized and informative technical reports and publications
 

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 138459

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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