POLYMER SCIENTIST – Ref: 29547

POLYMER SCIENTIST – Ref: 29547
Location: Wilton – Teesside/UK
  
INVISTA has set the goal of sustaining a world-class level of performance and we are looking for a Polymer Scientist with a high motivation and ambitious drive, who works with passion, displays humility and is highly respectful of others to join our Intermediates R&D team.
     
Responsibilities

  • Lead R&D programs aimed at developing new products and processes.
  • Work with commercial teams to facilitate the introduction of new products to the market place.
  • Provide technical support to production plants and customers.
  • Liaise with other INVISTA R&D sites access the globe to maximise cross learning opportunities.
  • Maintain awareness of relevant market trends and evaluate their fit into INVISTA’s portfolio.
  • Document and report both verbally and in writing to R&D Leadership and relevant business sponsors.  
Requirements
  •  PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Physics or similar.
  • 5+ years of experience with a good track record of product and / or process development in the Chemicals & Plastics sectors.
  • Well developed polymer analysis and performance characterization skills.
  • Familiarity the literature and patent search tools.
  • Highly motivated and results driven.
  • Commercially aware, with an ability to analyse technical programs from an economic perspective.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to integrate into project and functional teams.
  • Operate in a safe manner and in compliance with applicable laws and company compliance standards. 
Compensation/Benefits
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package, including Pension Scheme and Private Healthcare. 
HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a detailed CV in English along with a covering letter indicating their salary expectations to Julie.b.swan@invista.com.

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