Senior Staff Scientist

at Solenis, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Senior Staff Scientist
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Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. The company's product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, 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, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 47 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,000 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2021 US Best Managed Company.

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As a member of the analytical group, the successful candidate will collaborate on a diverse set of technical problems to provide analytical support to Solenis R&D, manufacturing plants, customers and regulatory efforts. The qualified candidate should possess an advanced degree in chemistry and/or the requisite experience with expertise in GC, GC/MS, HPLC and LC/MS. The position requires the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.




PhD with 2+ years or MS or BS with 5+ years relevant experience. Relevant analytical experience in paper additives and/or colorants will be considered in lieu of an advanced degree.
Technical expert in chromatography and mass spectrometric analyses with extensive experience in method development, method validation, method troubleshooting and sample preparation techniques.
Experience with troubleshooting and repair of chromatographic instrumentation.
The ability to provide technical leadership in the evaluation of new analytical technologies toward improving qualitative and quantitative efficiencies.
Familiarity with paper additives, paper colorants, chemical production processes, product quality and experience in the implementation of QC analytical methodology is a definite plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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.
For the protection of our employees, customers, and community, as a condition of employment, all new hires must be fully vaccinated or in the process of obtaining full vaccination against COVID-19 and must provide proof of vaccination prior to starting employment with the company unless a valid exemption applies. A new hire will be considered to be in the process of obtaining full vaccination if they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to their start date and have agreed to become fully vaccinated in a timely manner thereafter.


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

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  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.

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Job Posting: 1015393

Posted On: Aug 05, 2022

Updated On: Sep 04, 2022