Job Overview and Responsibilities
The Polymerization Scientist is responsible for leading research and innovation projects that supportproduct development for Solvay Specialty Polymers for high growth markets.
Positionaccountabilities are :
Designing performance into materials by understanding customer needs and translatingthese requirements into product attributes.
Demonstrating strong technical depth in the area of radical polymerization andof material science to ensure the product development activities are technicallyrigorous.
Demonstrating Project Management skills in leading innovation projects.
Leading or assisting in the scale-up of new polymerization recipes from research tocommercial scale working in close collaboration with Process Technology and ManufacturingFunctions.
Working with Sales / Marketing / Customer Technical Development, Customers, and Suppliersto commercialize new products.
Providing technical support to on-going plant operations. Assisting in the review andmonitoring of patent / scientific literature relevant to our products / technology Education and Experience
Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry and specifically in Radical Polymerization preferably in despersed media or related fields. Additional background in Materials Science is a plus.
Experience in the development of polymers for flexible packaging applications is a plus.
0-3 years experience Skills
Technical depth in the fields of radical polymerization and material science
Passion for Science, Creativity, open mindedness
Problem-solving skills with high focus on the final achievement
Leadership, autonomy and organizational skills
Ability to work in a team environment and cross functional groups
Fluent French and English, written and spoken Job ID 12269 Polymerization scientist M / F Regular France, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Tavaux