R&D Analytical Scientist

at Chemours in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Chemours is seeking an R&D Analytical Scientist to join our growing Chemours Leveraged Analytical team! This position will report directly to the Analytical Technology Manager at our Newark, DE, location.

The Chemours Leveraged Analytical team is seeking to engage an R&D Analytical Scientist with experience in Chromatographic Techniques to support Materials Characterization programs focused on fluoropolymer performance, morphology, and physical properties. This opportunity is at the Chemours Discovery Hub in Newark, DE. The leveraged analytical team is homed in the Technology organization of the Advanced Performance Materials platform, and we support all Chemours business units. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to analytical programs focused on the use of separation science to elucidate the relationships between molecular weight distribution and end-use performance. A scientist in this position will also be expected to drive strategic decisions in this area of work and communicate effectively with both analytical colleagues and Chemours leadership. The successful candidate will report to the Technology Manager of the Leveraged Analytical organization.

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

  • Lead novel method development activities related to fluoropolymer characterization
  • Perform hands-on analyses using these designed-for-purpose analytical methods
  • Develop internal collaborations to address business critical needs
  • Author detailed scientific reports to document intellectual property advantages gained through the application of analytical technologies
  • Interpret results and recommend business directions based on analytical data
  • Act as a technical resource for the leveraged analytical team

The following is required for this role:

  • Advanced degree in Analytical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, or a related discipline (equivalent experience and other degrees will be considered for outstanding candidates)
  • Demonstrated experience with chromatographic methods

The following is preferred for this role:

  • Experience in the characterization of fluoropolymers
  • Experience in molecular weight characterization of polymers


  • 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 are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch-in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry.


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.

The “ours” in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We’re thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.


Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational

corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations.

Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours.

They are-Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship,

Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins.

We were honored to be named a /“Great Place to Work-Certified Company”/ for 2019-2020­-our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE VETS program in 2019.

/Chemours is an equal opportunity employer/

/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/

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Job Posting: JC212145531

Posted On: Apr 30, 2022

Updated On: Jun 25, 2022