Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 1:36 AM
Req Id 28662 : Posted 02/07/2018 : Research and Development : King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, US
Based at Arkemas Corporate Offices and R and D Center in King of Prussia, PA, the Research Chemist is responsible for generating analyses in support of Arkemas R and D programs, technical service and manufacturing efforts for the North American business units. The data is generated for internal and external customers with moderate supervision. This position requires hands:on laboratory work, involving a variety of chromatography tools and methods in a dynamic laboratory environment shared with other team members. Work is to be performed in accordance to safe laboratory practices and with active participation in Arkemas safety initiatives and programs.
Specific job activities include (but are not limited to):
: Comply with all departmental and corporate safety policies.
: Prepare and analyze samples using liquid chromatography in reverse phase, ion:exchange, and size exclusion modes.
: Maintain laboratory notebooks, obtain data, write technical reports, and propose additional experiments, as needed.
: Communicate results to Group Leader and to internal customers.
: Perform routine instrument maintenance independently and via interfacing with instrument vendors as needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQURIED:
: Masters degree in chemistry with 3+ years or a Bachelors degree in chemistry with 5+ years of relative industrial experience.
: Ability to handle and work with hazardous materials, and to work safely and independently in a chemical laboratory environment.
: Experience using liquid chromatography in reverse phase and ion:exchange modes for small molecule quantitative analysis.
: Experience with various sample preparation techniques including dissolution, liquid:liquid extraction, and microwave assisted extraction.
: Ability to execute experimental plans including sample preparation, instrument operation, and data analysis.
: Experience with size exclusion chromatography, light scattering, and polymer analysis is a plus.
: Ability to troubleshoot and repair chromatography instrumentation as needed.
: Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
: Demonstrated ability to multitask effectively and efficiently organize workload in a dynamic laboratory environment.
: Strong willingness to learn from Research Scientists.
: Strong initiative and drive to deliver results and meet deadlines with moderate supervision.
: Ability to pay attention to detail.
A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our
balanced business portfolio spans high:performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are
ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of and euro;7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people
worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North
America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio:based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight
materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and tr
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