DuPont Silicone R&D Chemist in Geneva, Switzerland
Silicone R&D Chemist (Job Number: RES00004301)
DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, one of DuPont’s main businesses, is working on thermoplastic resins and elastomers to provide solutions to the future challenges of our global customers in many industries.
To support the development of our Research and Development Team we are looking for a
Silicone R&D Chemist
who would be located in the European Technical Center in Meyrin, Switzerland, and who’s main responsibilities will be to:
Work closely with internal stakeholders and customers to develop the future of our product portfolio.
Lead silicone based R&D projects as part of a multi-disciplinary professionals team.
Design / Conduct / Complete product formulation and application testing.
Assess hazards and mitigates risks
Support the scale-up effort together with the manufacturing sites
Develop new technologies and bring process improvements
Ph.D. in chemistry, material science or related disciplines is a must
Chemistry knowledge/experience in silicones (silanes, siloxanes, silicone gums) is essential
Experience in or good understanding of polymer related fields like processing, rheology, physical testing etc.; industrial experience in this field would be a plus
Open, innovative mind set
Good interpersonal skills to work in a diverse, multi-functional, multi-national team
Strong ability to communicate efficiently both with clients and with colleagues from various departments and levels
Proactivity and self-initiative to manage priorities with minimal supervision
Experience in project management
Fluent in written and spoken English, and French or German. Other languages would be a plus.
Industrial experience with compounding or molding of plastics will be considered as an advantage
Interested in Plastic Market dynamics with a deep knowledge of Silicones main players
Primary Location: EMEA-Switzerland-Geneva-Meyrin
Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers
Education Level: Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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