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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The successful candidate will plan and conduct product and process research related to pulping, papermaking, mining, or water treatment applications. They will be expected to participate in one or more complex R&D program(s), interpret and report results within the Solenis technical and business communities, supervise and coach laboratory assistants, and establish a high level of scientific knowledge in specific application area(s). Over time, the candidate is expected to develop technical leadership in an area of critical importance to Solenis.




Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry,
Demonstrated research competency in organic or polymer synthesis, characterization of material or polymer properties.
Some familiarity with analytical chemistry, physical chemistry of aqueous systems, technology development in industrial processing, or surface or colloid chemistry a plus
Excellent communication skills, the ability to work effectively in a team environment, a pragmatic attitude, a scientific approach to problem solving, and the ability to become a leader in a broad technical area of importance to Solenis are essential.
Authorized to work in the United States though that is not a requirement for consideration.
This program is targeted toward recent or new graduates at the Ph.D. level however candidates with relevant experience will be considered.
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.

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: 1048144

Posted On: Sep 28, 2022

Updated On: Oct 28, 2022