Chemist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Summary of Responsibilities:

Chemist role within R&D, which supports Lubrizol Life Science Health business through invention, synthesis and evaluation targeted at development of new, high performance thermoplastic polyurethanes for medical applications and through technical support of Lubrizol’s current product portfolio.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with senior researchers to synthesize, characterize and develop new materials
  • Conduct laboratory evaluation and performance testing
  • Utilize technical knowledge, data, statistical tools, etc. to solve technical challenges
  • Interpret and communicate results to supervisor, colleagues, sponsors, and customers
  • Document experimental results and prepare technical reports and enter them electronically upon completion of the laboratory work
  • Keep the proper maintenance/operational safety of lab equipment
  • Ensure compliance to safety procedures and good housekeeping practices
  • Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in chemistry or polymer science
  • Experience in laboratory synthesis (polyurethane synthesis preferred)
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation and methodology preferred
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team
  • Strong communication and basic math skills
  • Fluent in spoken English and capable of writing reports and presentations
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft office products
  • Ability to lift and unload 20 kg containers
  • Ability and passion towards continuous learning
  • Lubrizol Benefits

    Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans

    401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan

    Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings

    Health Savings Account


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