Analytical Scientist

at Solenis, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Analytical Scientist
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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 |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.




Responsible for R&D analytical support in the analyses of samples supporting R&D, business and regulatory efforts. These responsibilities would include the support of routine sample analyses, method development, determination of product impurity profiles and the trace determination of analytes in a variety of matrices. Subsequent analytical results would need to be effectively interpreted and communicated to R&D customers.


Requires a BS or BA in a scientific area with 3 years of relevant experience or a 2 year degree with 5+ years of relevant experience.
Relevant experience would be in an analytical laboratory doing quantitative analyses using GC, GC/MS, HPLC, HPLC/MS and IC systems.
The position would also require experience with quantitative sample preparation techniques such as solid phase extractions (SPE), liquid-liquid extractions and/or familiarity with polymer sample preparations.
Experience with size exclusion chromatography (SEC), thermal analyses (TGA, DSC), and particle size analyses (LD, DLS) would be a plus. Also experience doing compositional analyses using NMR or FTIR would be a plus. Familiarity with LIMS systems is also a plus.
Good verbal and written communication skills are a must. The successful candidate must be a good team player willing to work in a collaborative multi-functional laboratory.
The successful candidate should possess the ability to work independently with strong time management 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 against COVID-19 and must provide proof of vaccination prior to starting employment with the company unless a valid exemption applies.


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: 894741

Posted On: Jan 09, 2022

Updated On: Jan 29, 2022