Senior Researcher - Chromatography

Fulltime, -

Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

The Researcher position is for a Chromatography Specialist within the Analysis America group at the Bridgewater, New Jersey, Performance Formulations Business Unit Research Laboratory of Nouryon.  The Analysis Americas group provides expert chemical analysis in support of new Product Development, Regulatory, Product Applications, and Manufacturing.  Our goal is to provide the best information within a short time to our customers in response to their characterization needs. The team operates regionally supporting all aspects of the business.  Chromatography instrumentation includes multiple GC, GC-MS, multiple LC, LC-MS (Q-TOF), GPC(SEC) with RI and MALS detection.  

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide insightful, prompt analysis of developmental and commercial products
  • Provide support to plant operations in resolving production upsets and providing methodology
  • Perform as a member of an extended team encompassing multiple sites and a wide array of chemical analysis needs
  • Supports the development of new products and resolving customer concerns; Interact closely with Synthesis, Product development and plant QC groups
  • Maintains a laboratory notebook, provide insightful analysis reports, prepare monthly project summaries, and utilize LIMS database
  • Maintains company safety standards and lives the company values

 

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Chemistry with >10 years relevant industrial experience, preferably PhD in Analytical Chemistry, or a related field with >5 year of relevant industrial experience
  • Knowledge and/or experience with chromatography techniques and chromatographic method development using a variety of isolation/concentration/derivatization techniques
  • Experience with GC and LC Mass Spec Techniques, desired
  • Experience with GPC(SEC) Molecular Weight determination Techniques, desired
  • Experience in the areas of organic small molecule, surfactant, and polymer analysis, desired
  • Experience in the creation and adaptation of analytical methods to new products/chemistry, desired
  • Laboratory experience desirable in wet chemistry, solution preparation and operation of potentiometric titrations

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficient with MS Office suite and all necessary instrumentation data collection/analysis software
  • Ability to apply statistical measures to data analysis
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair instruments
  • Skills to multitask between report preparation, data reduction, sample preparation and instrumental upkeep are required
  • There is a strong preference for a practical person who is hands on in the laboratory and focused on achieving results
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Require travel, 10%
  • Strong work ethic, proactive self-starter
  • Inherent safety focus

 

Functional Responsibilities

  • Will be a member of PF Analysis America
  • Will be a member of the Global PC&A Reporting Line
  • Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of laboratory instrumentation to ensure best possible performance and reliability

Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
N0006123
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
New Jersey
Site
Bridgewater
Business
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Job characteristics
Job family
R&D and Technology
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Fulltime
Contract type
Permanent

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