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Laboratory Associate

at Solenis in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including 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 has 41 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit www.solenis.com |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 5,200 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.

You will be responsible for acquiring, setting up and operating laboratory equipment required for new product development in paper additives applications; conducting formulation work, especially aqueous emulsions and dispersions of hydrophobic materials for the sizing of paper; learning new analytical techniques and operating instrumentation; generating experimental data, performing data analysis and reporting the results to principal investigator(s); managing lab with strong focus on safety compliance.

The Solenis Research Center is located in suburban Wilmington, DE and is one of the central R&D facilities of the Corporation. The center is a modern research complex on a scenic 55 acre campus.

+ BA/BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related Physical Science with no experience or an AS degree with minimum of 3 yrs. experience in industrial laboratory

+ Aqueous formulation experience and characterization is a plus

+ Paper technology knowledge is a plus

+ Good written and oral communication skills

+ Good teamwork skills

+ Self-starter

+ Focused on producing high quality results to achieve goals and objectives

+ Strong work ethic

+ Good analytical/troubleshooting skills

+ Proficiency in MS Word and Excel

+ Focus on safety; understanding of handling hazardous materials

+ Currently authorized to work in the United States

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. #LI-Pf1

Workday Req Number: R0006072

External Company Name: Solenis LLC

Street: 500 Hercules Road

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Job Posting: JC185379753

Posted On: Jun 10, 2021

Updated On: Sep 20, 2021