Research Scientist


: $80,440.00 - $144,280.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Chemical Engineer (Cleveland, Ohio)
Our client in Advanced Chemical Materials is currently hiring a Chemical Engineer for research- focus in vibrational spectroscopy (FTIR & Raman). This position is a Direct Hire role.

Summary of Responsibilities:
The focus of this role will be vibrational spectroscopy (FTIR & Raman). As a member of Measurement Science, you will provide analytical support to our business units by facilitating or leading efforts relating to product differentiation, fundamental knowledge generation, product development, competitive analysis, and routine testing. Essential Job Functions:
Apply knowledge of, and lead research efforts in, vibrational spectroscopy (Infrared and Raman spectroscopies) and microspectrometry to support the development of new products, generate fundamental knowledge, and/or support business needs
Generate, organize, interpret, and report data in support of technical projects and service requests
Perform hands-on research as well as direct and prioritize the work of technical staff
Proactively seek understanding of customer needs
Communicate and interact with a broad range of internal and external customers through technical reports, presentation, and 1-on-1 conversations
Meaningfully convey technical information across departments and divisions
Drive projects from inception through completion
Maintain familiarity with current literature and recent advances in vibrational spectroscopy (Infrared and Raman spectroscopies) and microspectrometry
Integrate new technology for new applications and product support
Troubleshoot and maintain test equipment and procedures
Participate in the recruitment, training, and mentoring of technical staff
Actively participate in safety programs, ensure compliance with safety procedures, and maintain good housekeeping

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:
Minimum of a M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, or Materials Science
Minimum of 5 years of industrial lab experience
Experience writing technical reports of publication quality
Demonstrated project management experience including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Must possess strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships with colleagues at multiple levels of an organization
Must be self-motivated with ability to handle, organize and prioritize multiple tasks and be able to perform under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to travel as required (less than 10%)
Excellent skills in Microsoft Office

Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry with a focus in vibrational spectroscopy
Experience with near infrared spectroscopy (NIR)

Client s Advanced Materials are an essential ingredient in improving lives. Their polymers enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale. With such a diverse portfolio, working here offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.

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Associated topics: chemical, chemical engineering, coatings, nutrition, phenolic, plastics, polymer, polymer synthesis, polypropylene, polyurethane * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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