Senior Researcher

Full-time, Surface Chemistry

Shanghai, China Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


·         Ensure timely and sufficient technical support, Maintain/build (technical) relationships to sales team, distributors and customers in the dedicated market/area, mainly China, but also include SEA.
·         Conduct f ormulation development and evaluation of cleansing and conditioning products, skin care products, hair styling products and color cosmetics.
·         Ensure high quality and on-schedule delivery of customer and market projects.
·         Support Asia initiated new development projects and screening projects.
·         Provide input and support to key product development initiatives and global innovation projects
·         Deliver training to sales/customers/distributors. T imely and quality response to sales, distributors and customer’s emails and phone calls.
·         Deal with quality issues/customer complains as requested.
·         Provide technical support to market initiatives/events.
·         zero recordable incidents in PC/HS lab

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Open until further notice
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Surface Chemistry
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Job Requirements

·         Bachelor or MS degree in Chemistry or related field. 
·         5-8 years` experience in cleansing & conditioning, skin care formulation & hair styling applications, preferred also have formulating skills in color cosmetics.
·         Polymer and surfactant experience desired.
·         Strong technical service background, skilled on problem solving and trouble-shooting
·         Profound knowledge and experience on Personal Care & Hair Styling market with experience on customer interaction.
·         Willing to perform hands-on bench work. 
·         Fluent in English, both verbally and in written.
·         Can communicate effectively with all levels within the technical and business networks.

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About Nouryon

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.

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