WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s leading silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutionswith more than 3,000 different products - silicone fluids, rubbers and resins, silanes and pyrogenic silica. At ourAdrian, MI site, we are currently looking for Chemist -Pulp and Industrial Defoamer.
The primary responsibility of this role is development of defoamer formulations including compound, concentrate,dispersion, and emulsion for industries such as pulp, food, polymer dispersions, etc.
Project based lab developments on various defoamer formulations for different industries including customer /prospect visits
Production and quality support: new product scale up and addressing quality issues.
Manage the lab by maintaining it in professional status; seting up new equipment, and making upgrades to the lab as needed.
B.S. in Chemistry, Polymer science, Material science is required.
M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Polymer science, or Material science is preferred.
Lab development experience in a chemical company is preferred.
Experience in pulp industry or defoamers is preferred.
Travel upto 50%
Knowledge in Chemistry, polymer chemistry, physical chemistry.
Strong computer skills on Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Chemdraw, etc.
Ability to search and read a patent or scientific literature.
Understand the principal of the common analytical methods: NMR, GPC, SEC, GC-MS, IR, Rheology, etc.
Experience in working with Design of Experiments approach
Internal Number: 50840486
About Wacker Chemical Corporation
Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 13,500 employees from 70 nations.WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s leading silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions with more than 3,000 different products - silicone fluids, rubbers and resins, silanes and pyrogenic silica.
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