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Scientist

  • Ref: 298797
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Newark, NJ
  • Industry: Chemicals
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Pay: $85,000 - $130,000

Opportunity Description

We are seeking a dynamic Scientist to join an industry leading research team optimizing product performance and advancing e-mobility technologies. This is a unique opportunity to work with industry leading scientists and diverse global research teams. 

Company Information

Our client is a global leader researching, manufacturing and distributing high value custom additives worldwide. 

Job Duties

  • Lead & execute technology projects which result in product recommendations, new technical capabilities and/or deployment and contribute to future project generation
  • Design and develop next generation of performance chemical additives. Develop, test and commercialize customized additive packages to meet customer requirements.
  • Provide technical support internally and externally. Communicate ideas effectively to varied audiences, including documentation. Create an understanding of how to meet technical product qualification requirements through the delivery of testing programs, investigating additive responses and engineering impacts on performance. Develop and maintain product documentation and technical brochures.
  • Generate innovative solutions to formulation challenges.
  • Translate experimental data, both performance and characterization into technology design
  • Work collaboratively within the team and with global colleagues throughout a diverse array of teams 

Education

PhD Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Mechanical Engineering preferred with commercial research collaboration or Post-doc experience 

MS Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years of relevant experience and demonstrated leadership abilities 

BS Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Mechanical Engineering with +10 years of relevant experience and demonstrated leadership abilities 

Experience & Skills Required

Innovation - Apply technical knowledge with insight to solve problems and lead innovation

Commercial Drive – Desire and ability to apply science in a commercial context Commitment and passion for turning scientific knowledge into a performance enhancing end product

Leadership - Ability to lead and execute projects successfully, communicate timelines effectively and articulate project status and goals. Capacity to efficiently balance priorities and make independent and timely decisions

Design of Experiments - Ability to design experiments and to accurately analyze, interpret, follow-up and communicate experimental data, determine conclusions, limitations, and recommendations.

Communication & Presentation – Technical communication skills (written, verbal, and graphic). Ability to develop compelling technical arguments, and transmit them at the appropriate level with knowledge and confidence.

Collaboration - Ability to work within cross-functional teams, collaborate and influence others

Knowledge –Familiarity with tribology, surface sciences, material sciences and product formulation or related technology development. Attention to detail and the ability to think logically, applying different tactics to solve problems using resources available both internally and externally

Decisive - Ability to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity, taking a flexible approach when needed information is limited by external circumstances

Benefits

Full relocation package available

Competitive compensation and benefits package

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