Sr. R&D Chemist - 水性涂料/胶粘剂

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Date: Sep 29, 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) Sr. R&D Chemist - 水性涂料/胶粘剂.

Job Responsibilities    
1.    To be one of the technical experts in R&D team, with focus on VAE dispersions
2.    To carry out research and development on VAE dispersions and dispersible polymer powders, including emulsion polymerization, spray drying, application test and scale-up
3.    To work with marketing and ADTS team on initiation and delivery of new product development projects, and to drive for successful commercialization of new products.
4.    To work with plant on process optimization, trouble shooting and raw material qualification
5.    To work with business team on competitive sample analysis and customer trial
6.    To work closely with global innovation team for knowledge transfer and global projects
7.    To drive innovation by proposing new ideas and preparing project proposals
8.    To run and maintain reactor in the lab
9.    To comply with company EHSS standards and ISO
10.    To document laboratory reports.
11.    To keep awareness of Intellectual Property and support IP filing
Qualifications Required    
1.    Master or PhD degree in polymer technology, material science or other polymer related fields, with 3+ years’ work experience on water-based adhesives.
2.    Familiar with emulsions like acrylates, styrene acrylates, styrene butadiene latex, PUD and VAE.
3.    Familiar with additives like surfactant, defoamer, dispersant and thickener, etc.
4.    Practical laboratory experience
5.    Strong learning ability, eager to learn new knowledge and skills
6.    Take initiative, positive and keep curiosity character
7.    Be a team worker
8.    Fluent in English
9.    Basic IT knowledge


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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