Sr. R&D Chemist - Consumer Care

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Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN

Company: Wacker Chemie AG

Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.
To strengthen our team in  Shanghai , we are looking for you as a(n) Sr. R&D Chemist - Consumer Care.

Job Responsibilities    
- Member of Competence Center Consumer Care with focus on regional/global product development and research of silicone-based products for hair care, skin care as well as household care.
- Track local/global technology trend, identify/transfer new ideas to research/development projects, and lead development/research projects.
- Design/implement lab experiment and scale-up/industrial trials to meet customer needs while collecting/analyzing/reporting/archiving data.
- Maintain/develop current company intelligence for value creation through patent applications.
- Meet the requirements of IMS/ISO/EHSS standards in terms of samples, equipment, furniture, and operational procedures.


Qualifications Required    
- Master degree with major in chemistry, Ph.D. preferred.
- Major in polymer and fine chemical preferred.
- At least 6 years of R&D related working experience in cosmetic-related product, synthesis, polymerization, or emulsification (0-3 years if Ph.D.). Experience in household care industries, silicones, or scale-up is a plus.
- Familiar with R&D, application testing and IP procedures.
- Excellent command of written and spoken English.
- Inter-regional project coordination experience obliged.
- Soft skills: Intercultural competence, transparent communication, open mindset, pro-activity, persistence.

As an international company, we welcome the diversity of people. We consciously promote equal opportunities and a diverse, inclusive culture in our teams - this is what makes us successful.

We look forward to receiving your application!
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