Senior R&D Chemist

Des Plaines, Illinois
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Jul 10, 2019
Aug 09, 2019
Job ID: req195105
Field of specialization
Catalysts, Inorganic, Organometallic
Job Type
Full time

Join a team exploring breakthrough concepts in catalysis, sustainability, and energy.

Be part of a team that applies its expertise to explore breakthrough catalyst platforms and process concepts, finding innovative solutions to challenging chemistry via research.

You will:

  • Maintain an active portfolio of 3-4 research projects developing and evaluating new reactions, catalysts, and processes​
  • Ensure alignment of research goals with current and new growth business objectives
  • Supervise BS and MS chemists and chemical engineers to accomplish research tasks
  • Keep apprised of current scientific literature (journals and patents) and process evaluation reports
  • Communicate results to cross-functional teams at departmental meetings and conferences
  • Participate in all departmental safety activities and conduct all work with vigilance
  • Must have the ability to travel up to 10% on an annual basis

You Must Have:

  • PhD in inorganic and/or organometallic chemistry

We Value:

  • Demonstrated expertise and record of accomplishment in one or more of the following areas: catalysis, methodology, and synthetic and mechanistic aspects of inorganic and organometallic chemistry
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to function well within multidisciplinary teams.