R&D Chemist - Process

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Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.

At our site in Shanghai, we are currently looking for a(n) R&D Chemist - Process.

Job Responsibilities    
- Focus on process development/optimization of VAE emulsion polymerization, from lab scale, pilot to production;
- Support product development projects, including scale up, trouble shooting, quality improvement and process optimization;
- Lead localization of products from overseas plants;
- On-time delivery routine experiments, analyzing polymer dispersions and writing reports;
- Work closely with manufacturing team to pilot support, productivity improvement and raw material qualification;
- Assist R&D manager for pilot lab management, key equipment maintenance and EHSS;
- Collaboration and support with ADTS colleagues to achieve project deliverables timely;
- Maintain samples, chemical substance, test equipment and operational procedures;
- Meet the requirements of IMS/ISO and EHSS standards.
Qualifications Required    
- Master's degree on polymer science or macro-molecule science;
- Working experiences in R&D or Technical Service field in industry for 2~6 years;
- Minimum 2 years' experience on emulsion polymerization, either in university or in industry;
- Practical laboratory experience;
- Taking initiative, positive and keep curiosity character;
- Good in oral English and skilled in written English;
- Strong team spirit and good communication skill.


Sustainability is one of WACKER’s corporate goals – also as an employer. We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. That is why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.


Be part of a family. Across all nations.


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com/careers
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