Analytical Scientist- Polymer Science

  • Full Time
  • Romeo, MI

Analytical Scientist- Polymer Science

Summary of primary duties and responsibilities:

The Analytical Scientist supports Research and Development and Manufacturing activities.

  • Understands and used scientific analytical equipment and interprets results.
  • Maintain and update knowledge of the most current appropriate analytical methods; modify or adapt known techniques.
  • Assess and recommend methods that should be added to improve company analytical capability.

Education/Experience: 

  • Ph.D. Degree in chemistry, polymer science, materials science, chemical engineering, physics, or other appropriate academic discipline

Skills:

  • Ability to use analytical methods for problem solving.
  • Ability to complete advanced analysis using available scientific tools and methods.
  • Desire to work in a “hands-on” environment.
  • Familiarity with the following techniques is desired:
    • o FTIR
    • o X-Ray fluorescence spectrometry
    • o HPLC
    • o GPC
    • o Particle size analysis
    • o Thermoanalysis such as DSC, DMA, TGA, and TMA, Karl Fischer
    • o Rheology such as capillary rheometry, parallel plate, cone and plate, etc
    • o Microscopy, including SEM, mechanical and impact testing.