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Scientist I
Ref No.: 18-13572
Location: Niskayuna, New York
Start Date: 10/11/2018
Chemical synthesis and formulation development • Conduct synthesis and/or formulation of chemicals, solutions, resins and/or slurries. Vary reagents, formulations and critical process parameters as required
• Work effectively with scientists and engineers to understand project direction. Independently run experiments, work up reactions & operate various pieces of lab-scale and pilot equipment
• Analyze samples by various analytical methods - LC, GPC, DSC, IR, UV
• Work collaboratively with Client Global Research facilities teams to ensure operation of equipment and maintenance of infrastructure
• Conduct research with data-driven mindset. Prepare and maintain an accurate lab notebook - detailing experimental results with rigor.
• Be responsible for the safe and compliant use/operation and disposal of hazardous chemicals
• Demonstrated teamwork experience & ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team
• Hands-on problem-solving skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Skill Set/Background: degree or experience in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Chemistry, Material Science, or Material Engineering

Key Words: chemistry, synthetic chemistry, wet chemistry, solvents, solutes, chemical processing, process engineering, chemical engineering, organic chemistry, industrial chemical processing, formulation development, resin fabrication, scale-up synthesis at multi-kilogram quantities, chemical plant, chemical reactor, mixing, stirring, kinetics, material characterization, material testing, small molecule synthesis, blending, polymer synthesis.