Scientist II

at Solenis in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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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Support NPI (New Production Introduction) process, Research Engineers and Scientists, Process Technology Specialists, pilot and Application trials, create and manage Engineering databases, process simulation, data analysis, maintain computer controlled equipment. Conduct hands-on experiments in the lab including chemical reactions with hazardous chemicals. Possible feeder role for Process Engineering positions in Manufacturing.

Acquiring, setting up and operating laboratory equipment required for process development and scale-up of new products in paper additives and water treatment applications; conducting lab reactions, especially synthesizing water-soluble polymers, 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.


BA/ BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Biological Science – MS preferred

Strong candidates with a BS degree in Biology will be considered


College Graduate with internship experience or 2+ years industrial laboratory experience preferred

Experience doing analytical measurements is a plus


Synthesis and characterization of water-soluble polymer background is a plus

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. #LI-Pf1

Workday Req Number: R0008247

External Company Name: Solenis LLC

Street: 500 Hercules Road

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Job Posting: JC211408965

Posted On: Apr 23, 2022

Updated On: Jun 27, 2022