Career Opportunities: Sr. Researcher 1 - Personal Care (Req. #4230)
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. Please visit our website at: https://www.nouryon.com/
Nouryon has an outstanding opportunity for a Sr. Researcher 1 - Personal Care position in Bridgewater, NJ.
Provide technical support to the business via telephone, field, and lab including laboratory work, gathering information, and travel.
Performs and reports experiments necessary to attain the objectives of the business.
Supports the incremental development of new products.
Interacts with Synthesis, Analytical and marketing groups in developing new products and resolving customer concerns.
Maintains a laboratory notebook, prepares monthly project reports, conducts literature searches, and maintains application databases.
Executes complex experiments, analyzes the data for accuracy, interprets the data, draws conclusions based on scientific standards and makes recommendations on the next steps.
Leads medium to large size projects.
Maintains company safety standards and supports company values.
Qualifications and Education:
B.S/M.S. in Chemistry or a related field + 5-10 years of relevant experience.
Experience in Personal Care Formulations particularly emulsions for hair and skin.
Experience in working with biopolymers in formulation.
There is a strong preference for a practical person who is hands –on in the laboratory and who possesses good interpersonal skills enabling them to interact with sales staff and customers.
Strong work ethic, good oral and written communication skills, and proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.