Analytical Chemist

at Chemours in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our growing TSS Process Development Technology team! This role is based in the Chemours Discovery Hub in Newark, DE.

In Thermal & Specialty Solutions, we harness next-generation, low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) technology to provide market-driven innovations to customers in the areas of Refrigerants, Propellants, Fire Protection, Foam Blowing Agents used in various systems for building and construction segments, and Mobile and Stationary heating and cooling systems. Our technical organization consists of experts in the areas of fluorine, catalysis, process development, analytical and formulation science, and application development to name a few.

This highly visible, key role will support key R&D projects within the Thermal & Specialty Solutions business with a specific focus on Analytical method development, Process Development, process scale-up and support for commercial-scale manufacturing, and existing plant support.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Develop and implement analytical methods to support experiments for lab and pilot units

+ Support improvement and design of new equipment in lab and pilot-scale areas for future development studies

+ Lead capital projects to improve and expand lab and pilot-scale research capabilities, consistent with forecasted needs to support critical strategic business priorities

+ Interpret and analyze results and make suggestions on alternative approaches or improvements to optimize processes on lab, pilot, and plant-scale

+ Engage with commercial-plant technology teams, evaluating and proposing test conditions, and support engineering functions in troubleshooting plant and step-specific concerns in processes and analytical evaluations

+ Support businesses in facilitating scale-up programs for new commercial facilities

+ Interface with senior technical researchers to set the objectives & priorities for the various tests

+ Share conclusions broadly and continue experiments as needed with minimal guidance, reporting results to senior business leaders

+ Provide data to guide research programs and prepare patent applications

The following is required for this role:

+ PhD in Organic Chemistry or Analytical chemistry OR Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry with industrial experience

+ Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills, and the ability to work well with all levels of the organization

+ Self-motivated, customer-focused, and able to independently achieve results

+ Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to diagnose, troubleshoot, and solve problems

+ Ability to plan, prioritize, and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects

+ Ability to work in a team environment with a high degree of initiative self-motivation and flexibility to monitor and move projects forward quickly and safely

The following is preferred for this role:

+ Demonstrated experience with GCMS technology

+ Strong experience and skills in organic compound structure identification

+ Knowledge and experience in organic chemistry synthesis

+ Knowledge of fluorine chemistry

+ Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving ability


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified by Great Place to Work® .

Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting (

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

Pay Range (in local currency):

$105,280.00 – $164,500.00

Chemours Level:


Annual Bonus Target:


The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry.”

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Job Posting: JC255881611

Posted On: Feb 25, 2024

Updated On: Apr 23, 2024

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