Job Description

Scientist

Location: Atlanta, GA

About the job: Our client, a $44B leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality chemical additives for use in a variety of applications. The company fosters an environment that provides challenging individual and team-oriented responsibilities and projects that are professionally enriching and rewarding.   Our client is seeking, a Scientist / Senior Scientist who will be responsible for leading research projects for identifying, developing and application testing of new materials/ nanomaterials for various applications. The Scientist / Senior Scientist works within the current laboratory structure to develop new materials and methods. Interfaces with internal and external technical resources to conduct and direct research related to new materials and new applications of existing materials. Communicates goals and achievements in fields that are entirely new to our client.   This is an exciting opportunity for a top performer to establish themselves with a global leader in chemical technology, putting your imprint on the organization thru surrounding yourself w/ highly effective talent in the technical, management, and non-technical positions.

Job Description:

  • Scientist / Senior scientist needs to have an excellent technical knowledge of nanomaterials and their applications.
  • Ability to interact with subject matter experts from different fields to move research projects forward.
  • Provide technical support to other scientist and chemist in evaluating different materials and ideas.
  • Lead Research Projects - Initiate and lead project to evaluate performance of new materials in plastics, rubbers and coatings. Initiate and lead new material synthesis projects. Support research project from conception to commercialization. Perform and supervise laboratory work.
  • Develop screening techniques (New test capabilities, procedure, Non-destructive material analysis).
  • Develop structure-property relationship for different nanomaterial system and knowledge of processing and material handling effect.
  • Provide regular estimations of economic model of innovation programs and increase overall value potential of portfolio by continually upgrading pipeline.

Job Requirements:

  • Senior Scientist - PhD in Polymer, Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering and 2+ years of R&D experience in similar or related field (Industry or academia) - carbon nanotubes, graphene, nanoparticles, conductive organic materials.
  • Scientist - PhD in Polymer, Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering or MS in related field plus 4 – 5 years R&D experience in similar or related field (industry or academia).
  • Must possess excellent technical knowledge of nanomaterials and their applications in plastics, rubber and composites.
  • PhD in Polymer, Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience managing research projects on nanomaterials for different application areas such as plastics, coating, inks, rubber, composites, etc.
  • Knowledge of nanomaterial processing and testing in plastics and rubber.
  • Ability to evaluate projects throughout development life cycle and accelerate or kill as needed.
  • Ability to manage global development strategy working across geographies and functional divisions.
  • Domestic and International travel required, up to 20%

Salary: 85000 - 105000 "range"

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