Sr. R&D Chemist - Consumer Care

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Date: Oct 2, 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 - Consumer Care.


- Design and implement lab experiments and relevant tests on the silicone based products for consumer care. 
- Support the scale-up of innovation product in plant on demand.
- Assist the building up of technical capability for competence center of consumer care. 
- Actively monitor relevant local IP landscape and strengthen company IP position. 
- Independent documentation via lab reports in Mandarin and English.
- Meet the requirements of IMS/ISO and EHSS standards.



- Master preferred.
- Major in chemistry and chemical engineering, organic chemistry, Silicone/polymer-related preferred. 
- Solid knowledge of silicone synthesis preferred.
- Familiar with the R&D and IP procedures.
- Excellent command of written and spoken English.
- Good IT skills (MS Windows, MS Office, MS Outlook).
- Soft skills: Open-minded, pro-active and communicational personality including intercultural competence.
- At least 2 years R&D related working experience in Silicone industries. 
(Fresh graduate 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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