Synthetic Chemistry Technologist

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Synthetic Chemistry Technologist

Electronics and Industrial

DuPont Electronics and Industrial (E&I) is seeking to fill the position of Synthetic Chemistry Technologist. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team in Emerging Technologies within the E&I division. The position will provide chemistry discovery and development support in a team environment for small molecule organic synthesis and polymerization of electronic materials. Preference will be given to candidates with more than two years of hands-on industrial experience in a chemistry lab setting.

Job Description

+ Chemistry Discovery & Development

+ Perform organic synthesis and/or polymerizations. Carry out synthesis, isolation, purification steps on small scale for new electronic materials discovery and development.

+ Lab and Equipment Operations

+ Ability to work in a team environment

+ Manage and maintain laboratories and reaction equipment, including writing SOPs, training other operators, equipment maintenance and upkeep, and safety documentation.

+ Accurately follow and maintain detailed batch records and electronic lab notebooks

+ Frequent communication with the team and provide technical feedback

+ Occasional extended shifts and flexible work hours required

+ Safety

+ Proven safety track record with commitment to ZERO incidents/injuries

+ Experience working with hazardous chemicals

+ Proven track record of meeting project goals on aggressive timelines.

Technical Experience

+ Experience in organic and polymer synthesis and purification.

+ Purification Experience Includes:

+ Preparative Chromatography

+ Crystallization/Filtration/Precipitations

+ Distillation/Extractions

+ Achieving low metals specifications

+ Familiarity with a variety of analytical techniques is desirable.




+ Karl Fisher

+ Experience in organic semiconductor or electronic materials synthesis is a plus


+ BS Chemistry with synthetic experience; Greater than two years of industrial experience in a Chemistry lab a plus

+ Excellent organization and communication skills (written and verbal)

+ Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to contribute to multiple projects simultaneously

+ Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc, and the ability to learn new systems quickly is preferred

+ Agile learner and willingness to be challenged with new research

+ MS in organic or polymer synthesis is a plus

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information ( .

For US Applicants: See the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster at:

For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here ( .

Copy Link

Job Posting: JC216053122

Posted On: Jun 12, 2022

Updated On: Jun 26, 2022