Dow AgroSciences is focused on providing "Solutions for the Growing World", utilizing innovative science and technology to address challenging problems in agriculture. Dow AgroSciences is committed to building toward our future, and we have an opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and results-oriented person to join our team as Formulation Application R&D Engineer located in Indianapolis, IN. The role will specifically focus on ensuring our products excel at meeting the unique needs of customers and growers through rigorous testing under field-relevant conditions.
The position will primarily focus on:
Partnering with formulation, analytical and field R&D in developing new formulated products to ensure the product meets or exceeds the customer's storage, handling and application needs.
Design and validate equipment and test methods to support development of world-class application-based customer and regulatory product advantages, including spray drift control, "on-target" application, application efficiency and uptake, ease of handling, tank mix compatibility, etc.
Partnering with marketing/commercial, field biology, equipment manufacturers, and industry/academic consultants to understand current and developing regional agricultural practices and incorporate into product and technology developments and future application development technology strategy.
Leading the development of technical communication materials, partnerships and strategies for effective transfer of product technology across the organization and successful product introductions into the market.
Participation in key technical & professional organizations and symposia targeted at creating leadership positions and driving strategy
A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Agriculture Engineering or related field and 2 years related industrial or academic experience. Alternatively, a Ph.D. in a relevant field will be considered.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
A strong applications and entrepreneurial mindset is critical.
Knowledge of agricultural application practices is highly desirable.
Proven leadership in the commercial introduction of new technologies into the marketplace, including ability to build strong relationships with customers and commercial teams.
Demonstrated ability and passion in working collaboratively with global and cross-functional teams, including commercial, technical, operations, marketing and regulatory components.
Track record of new product/technology development and using a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving and opportunity development.
Strong stakeholder management skills, responsiveness and ability to prioritize
Strong business acumen
Excellent communication skills
A proven track record of original research contributions, including development of intellectual property and experience in publishing and presenting technical papers in scientific journals and at professional symposia is important.
Experience in regulated markets is a plus
The position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The position will require project related travel of up to 15% of the time.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.