Senior Formulation Scientist

Huntsman Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual as a Senior Formulation Scientist for our Advanced Materials Division at our Advanced Technology Center located in The Woodlands, Texas.

The scope of the position is to develop and innovate solutions for high performance structural adhesive applications. The successful candidate will be responsible for formulation and characterizing new adhesive systems such those used in Aerospace, Automotive and Electronic applications.

This position is also responsible for technical efforts and developments in line with the business strategy. The individual is expected to play a key role in creating competitive advantages through technical expertise and innovation. The individual will be expected to directly interact with internal and external key players in the business to successfully drive key programs.

What will be expected from you?

  • Independently develop new adhesive products per business requirements

  • Modify existing adhesive systems in order to improve their performance/cost characteristics

  • Conduct scale-up trials for newly developed products

  • Strong operational and interpretational knowledge with various rheology and thermal analysis instruments specific to thermoset chemistry.

  • Fabrication of specimens and mechanical testing of high performance matrix and adhesive systems.

  • Develop intellectual property such as patents, papers, presentation etc. to maintain Huntsman as the technology leader in high performance adhesive industry

  • Support sales and distribution with professional recommendations for specific applications and products

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

  • PhD with 3+ years experience, or Bachelor of Science with 8+ years experience in industrial R&D

  • Must have a degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science, or Material Science

  • Must have formulation experience of structural adhesive systems

  • Formulation experience in sealant, coating, composite, or other related areas is a plus

  • Strong knowledge in organic and polymer chemistry

  • Good deep understanding in structure property relationship of polymeric materials

  • Hands on experience and excellent interpretation knowledge on analytical equipments/testing equipment such as DSC, DMA, TGA, HPLC, IR , NMR, Instron, as well as ASTM, SACMA test methods etc

  • Demonstrated track record in new product development

  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must have a good level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs

  • Sponsorship now or in the future is not approved for this role.*

What can we offer you?

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 11,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service and the list goes on. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401k. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us!

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