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R&D Scientist

Company: Avantor
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryJD R&D Scientist -The R&D Scientist that NuSil is looking for will lead developmental projects that create custom customer-focused silicone-based solutions. The R&D Scientist leads new product developments, organizing, prioritizing, and delivering on key project milestones. The R&D Scientist is expected to draw upon an understanding of polymeric materials chemistry, properties, formulation, and molecular synthesis to provide the team with sound technical guidance.They will lead the execution of experimental studies to generate data and drive the development of new products from concept through commercialization.The teamThe R&D Scientist within our Research and Development Group will lead and develop new molecules (e.g., Intermediate materials) that will be used in our Advanced Technology and Biomaterials NDP groups. They partner closely with department peers (e.g., Applications & NPD Scientist) and engage cross-functionally with Chemists and Technicians to drive projects in Research Science - let's talk!What we're looking for

  • Education: Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) in Chemistry or similar science from four-year college, required.
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years relevant experience required
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Advanced degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
    • 5 years' experience as a silicone or related position in industry or a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Senior Chemist at NuSilHow you will thrive and create an impactOur R&D Scientist is responsible for leading new silicone-based chemistry, materials, and technology developments to create new products for existing and potential new customers.
      • Conduct and oversee experimental designs, data gathering and data analysis.
        • Work closely with Process Development, Engineering, and the Manufacturing groups to review process flow and design and implement improvements where needed.
          • Provide technical support to R&D staff and assists in hands-on training.
            • Write and review specific technical procedures, customer correspondence, and project proposals.
              • Follow proper documentation procedures, including keeping up-to-date and correct records.
                • Direct scale-up of material from R&D to production.
                  • Direct the development of new process methodology.
                    • Bring routine and non-routine problems to attention of management.Why Avantor?Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

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