Sr. R&D Chemist/Supervisor (1410 - Corp Technology)
Louisville, KY, United States of America

Overview

Leadership, Innovation, Solutions, Zeon Chemicals L.P. (Zeon) is the leading developer and supplier of innovative polymers, including synthetic elastomers and specialty chemicals and other selected products used in countless applications worldwide. We develop superior elastomers for the hottest parts of automotive engines, polymers for longer lasting laser printer rolls, synthetic rubber to survive oil wells' most aggressive fluids and cyclo-olefin plastics for today's advanced medical and electronic applications. Zeon has an exciting Sr. R&D Chemist/Supervisor career opportunity our R&D (Research & Development) Center in Louisville, KY.

Job Skills / Requirements

SR. R&D CHEMIST/SUPERVISOR:

This position leads our Analytical team in the analysis and characterization of polymers and compounds. This involves supporting our Polymer and Applications Development Scientist with analysis of new polymers and compounds. Our Analytical group also supports manufacturing by analyzing samples of raw materials and contaminants for process improvement and trouble shooting. As the Analytical Team leader, this role is responsible for developing new test methods and applying multiple techniques to solve the more complex technical puzzles.

- Analyzes technical aspects of analytical requests; determines methods and techniques to be used and principles to be applied and performs any testing in area of expertise.

- Interacts with customers, technical staff, production personnel, consultants and management. Some degree of contact with marketing and sales personnel.

- Exchanges information with other scientists through professional organizations.
- Initiates and carries out appropriate self-development efforts.

- Prepares monthly progress reports and documents each set of analyses.

- Compliance with all Safety, Health and Environment policies and procedures.

- Continuously seeks ways to improve performance of our facility's operation and ensures that customers' (both internal and external) needs are met. Adhere to the quality system.

- Supervises R&D Chemist & Analytical Chemist

Education Requirements

• Masters in Chemistry Required, PhD is preferred.

Job Requirements:
• Position requires at least ten years' related work experience or a minimum of seven years’ experience at the R&D Chemist level in a relevant area.

• Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the Organization essential.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Good MS Office Software working knowledge and skills.



Overview

Leadership, Innovation, Solutions, Zeon Chemicals L.P. (Zeon) is the leading developer and supplier of innovative polymers, including synthetic elastomers and specialty chemicals and other selected products used in countless applications worldwide. We develop superior elastomers for the hottest parts of automotive engines, polymers for longer lasting laser printer rolls, synthetic rubber to survive oil wells' most aggressive fluids and cyclo-olefin plastics for today's advanced medical and electronic applications. Zeon has an exciting Sr. R&D Chemist/Supervisor career opportunity our R&D (Research & Development) Center in Louisville, KY.



Job Description: This position would lead our Analytical team in the analysis and characterization of polymers and compounds. This involves supporting our Polymer and Applications Development Scientist with analysis of new polymers and compounds. Our Analytical group also supports manufacturing by analyzing samples of raw materials and contaminants for process improvement and trouble shooting. The Analytical Team leader is responsible for developing new test methods, and applying multiple techniques to solve the more complex technical puzzles.

- Analyzes technical aspects of analytical requests; determines methods and techniques to be used and principles to be applied and performs any testing in area of expertise.

- Interacts with customers, technical staff, production personnel, consultants and management. Some degree of contact with marketing and sales personnel.

- Exchanges information with other scientists through professional organizations.
- Initiates and carries out appropriate self-development efforts.

- Prepares monthly progress reports and documents each set of analyses.

- Compliance with all Safety, Health and Environment policies and procedures.

- Continuously seeks ways to improve performance of our facility's operation and ensures that customers' (both internal and external) needs are met. Adhere to the quality system.

- Supervises R&D Chemist & Analytical Chemist

Education Requirements

• Masters in Chemistry Required, PhD is preferred.

Job Requirements:
Position requires at least ten years' related work experience or a minimum of seven years’ experience at the R&D Chemist level in a relevant area.

Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the Organization essential.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Good MS Office Software working knowledge and skills.

Education Requirements (Any)

Master's in Chemistry

Additional Information / Benefits

Zeon offers growth opportunities, a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance and Vision. Zeon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Please apply online at: www.zeonchemicals.com

Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam, Education Verification, Employment Verification


This job reports to the VP of Corporate Technology

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1