Personal Care Applications Chemist
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.
Main Purpose and Function:
Designs, performs and reports experiments necessary to attain the objectives of the business team.
Provides technical support and recommendations to customers, potential customers and other researchers.
Applies polymer and surface chemistry knowledge to the technical problems of the personal care business. Studies the stability and performance of formulations and suggests ways to improve. Tests the performance of formulated actives and studies ways to make the formulation better.
Plans, designs and performs complex experimental work. Interpret, compile and report experimental results.
Become an expert in the field and presents analyses and reports.
Participate in establishing the objectives of the business team. Understand, implement, and support these objectives.
The candidate must have good communication skills, both oral and written.
The ability to excel in a team environment is desired.
Knowledge of the personal care market and formulations and polymers is needed.
Work experience in the application of surfactants and polymers to specific performance problems is a plus.
The candidate must possess a motivated personality and be able to work with minimal supervision.