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Senior Research Scientist (Industrial Formulation) - China  

Solvay (company)


Posted on : 20 February 2017

Project Description

  • To propose and lead research on key novel technology development in surfactant, polymer, and their formulations, as well as exploration of downstream applications.
  • To design, conduct experiments and fulfill the project milestone within timeline independently. 
  • To develop laboratory testing protocols & formulation, define and document processes and procedures, write technical report and file IP protection. 
  • To proactively participate into scientific and technological activities internally and externally, set up jointly collaboration projects and technical-commercial workshops, and give technical assistance for process/product improvement.
  • To implement, follow and enforce Environment, Health and Safety guidelines (EHS) for all activities and comply with roles for proper housekeeping, common equipment maintenance, etc. 

  • Ph.D equivalent or higher degree in Physical Chemistry, surfactants or Polymer science, Material Science or similar disciplines
  • At least 2 years working experience
  • Candidate with experience in surface & colloid science (such as surfactants, emulsion, surface modification etc) or polymers & its formulations is advantageous
  • Preferred with understanding on application of textile, water treatment plastic additives or surface treatment 
  • Solid analytical techniques (NMR, HPLC, GC, MS, IR,  etc)
  • Strong communication skills both in Chinese and English
  • Good team player and “can-do” attitude