Senior Research Chemist

Recruiter
Enthone-OMI Corp.
Location
Waterbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Role
Research
Industry
Energy
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Title: Senior Research Chemist

Based in: Waterbury, CT

Responsibilities:

* Research, develop and formulatenew surface treatment products for the Memory Disk industry.

* Identify, develop, and executestrategic research project activities as delegated to them by the SeniorResearch Projects Manager.

* Observe,analyze, and interpret the results from these activities and makerecommendations for the direction and preferred route forward for researchprojects.

* Use datagenerated pro-actively for problem solving and/or value added activities onprojects.

* Assume aleading role to creatively drive research projects to a successful completion.

* Whereappropriate, lead junior technical staff to aid with a projects timelycompletion.

* Writereports and presentations that clearly communicate technical findings toMacDermid staff, participating in departmental project meetings.

* Developand validate practical alternative approaches for current product lineofferings.

* Maintaina high level of professional expertise in the state of the art principles,theories and methodologies in technology areas of strategic importance toMacDermid.

Requirements:

* PhD in chemistryor material science.

* Strongbackground in inorganic chemistry and/or electrochemistry particularlypreferred.

* Experiencein polymer and metals surface modification and characterization preferred.

* Knowledgeand hand-on experience with analytical methodologies, which would particularlyinclude, but is not limited to HPLC, GC, FT-IR, IC, UV absorption spectroscopy,ZYGO, SEM, EDXA preferred.

* Researchand development project management skills with the ability to prioritize andwork well with multiple project assignments.

* Anability to follow clearly defined objectives to solve difficult technical challengeswithin specific timescales. Coordinatingcross-functional and outside resources to resolve problems as appropriate.

* Statisticalexperimental design expertise, preferred.

* Passion,high energy, self-motivation, and a focus on execution. Independent thinking and problem-solvingskills necessary to succeed in an entrepreneurial culture, demonstratingsignificant initiative and effort.

* Good oral,presentation and written communication skills. An ability to communicate and interact successfully with a broad rangeof disciplines, whilst maintaining a strong professional image.

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