R&D Manager - 有机合成

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Date: May 28, 2023

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 Manager - 有机合成.

Job Responsibilities

- Search literature and design synthetic route independently.
- Synthetize and characterize silicone resin with multi-steps independently, efficiently, safely, and reproducibly. Overcome synthetic problems by making appropriate modifications of reaction conditions.
- Keep accurate, legible and complete records of all experiments, including conclusions and hypotheses for next steps to be taken in Mandarin and English language.
- Support innovation product scale-up in plant on demand.
- Maintain samples, chemical substances, technical equipment, furniture and operational procedures.
- Meet the requirements of IMS/ISO and EHSS standards.
- Follow up the EHSS requirement of company and especially synthetic laboratory.


Qualifications Required

- Master degree or Ph.D degree
- Major in chemistry and organic chemistry, silicone/polymer-related preferred.
- Solid theoretical knowledge of chemistry, silicone chemistry preferred.
- Pronounced practical lab skills, especially in product synthesizing and purification.
- Basic analytical ability on spectrogram. Ex. NMR, GPC, FTIR and DSC 
- Diligence and creativity, quick response to work, efficient time management.
- Good command of written and spoken English.
- Soft skills: Open-minded, pro-active and communicational personality.
- At least 5 years R&D related working experience in chemical industries and synthetic organic chemistry or polymer (3 year working experience can also be considered if Ph.D).


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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