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Wacker Chemical Corporation Chemist Silicone Construction Chemicals in Adrian, Michigan

span class="jobdescription"span/span spanOur world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations./span spanWACKER SILICONES is one of the world's biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Adrian site, we are currently looking for a Chemist - Silicone Construction Chemicals to join our growing team./spanJob Responsibilities:This position is responsible to support the growth in construction sealer, admix and cement-based applications including commercial and DIY market segments. Application developments and technical support will include the protection of cementitious based substrates with topical or integrally applied products. ulliDrive development of innovative silicone-based solutions that meet customer and market needs through standardized and/or in-house developed testing methods. /liliUse blends of emulsified silane and/or siloxane-based systems. Or the use of current WACKER products in existing or new application areas to meet internal/external customer needs/liliAbility to carefully design experiments, analyze results, support the creation of compelling value propositions, create presentations to support and educate customers efficiently and effectively. /liliProvide classroom type trainings to supporting teams and customers./liliProvide daily technical support to our sales and marketing team, and to the discovery and problem-solving processes at our customers and/or in production of the materials. /liliEfficient daily up keep of data entry, equipment and labs in a proactive safe and compliant manner/liliBuild extensive network with customers at conferences and meetings/li/ul Qualifications: ulliBachelor's degree in Chemistry, Polymers, Material Science or related field /liliMinimum of 3 years of relevant experience developing and testing formulations to be evaluated through industry standard testing protocols in the concrete industry./liliWorking knowledge of silicone chemistry, and emulsion technology preferred but not required/liliAbility to work independently with good time and project management skills. /liliAble to be organized to execute multiple projects in parallel/liliSelf-motivated/ Self-Starter/Team Player /liliStrong Communication Skills - written and verbal /liliComputer skills (eg. SAP, Microsoft Office, Minitab, etc.)/liliMust be enthusiastic energetic for their areas of application and a positive influence within a team/liliWiling to travel up to20%/li/ul spanWACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities./span spanBe part of our WACKER family, across all nations!/span spanWe are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.brReference Code: span contenteditable="false