• *Principal Scientist - Corporate - Delaware

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/27/2018 10:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.


    Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.


    This is a supervisory position for the Chromatography/MS Laboratory in R&D Analytical group at the Wilmington, DE research center. This person will serve as a technical expert in chromatography and mass spectrometry in addition to overseeing the day-to-day operation of the laboratory. This is an analytical chemist position requiring technical expertise in small molecule chromatography to include but not limited to GC, GC/MS, LC, LC/MS, IC and a fundamental understanding of wet chemical techniques. This position will also require technical leadership in the evaluation and implementation of relevant new technologies toward improving the breadth and quality of the analytical information and improved laboratory efficiencies. As a member of the analytical group, the successful candidate will collaborate on a diverse set of technical problems in providing technical expertise in support of global R&D, manufacturing, customer applications and regulatory efforts.


    • BS degree with 10+ years, MS degree with 5+ years or a PhD with 2+ years relevant industry experience. 
    • Technical expert in chromatography and mass spectrometric analyses with extensive experience in method development, method validation and method troubleshooting.  This would also include experience troubleshooting and repairing of chromatographic instrumentation. 
    • Experience with capital acquisition and will need to provide technical leadership in the evaluation of new analytical technologies. 
    • Familiarity with chemical production processes and product quality, as well as experience in the implementation of QC analytical methodology is a definite plus.
    • Experience with polymer characterization utilizing SEC and/or GPC, HPLC, pyrolysis GC/MS and wet chemical techniques is also a desirable plus.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. 


    At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.


    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled. 


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-EN1


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