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Wacker Chemical Corporation Scientist in Ann Arbor, 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 Ann Arbor site, we are currently looking for a Scientist to join our growing team./span spanspanScientist role is responsible to develop, analyze and test new silicone-based materials and formulations. This role contributes to interdisciplinary RD projects within a team environment./span/span uspanspanJob Responsibilities/span/span/uullispanspanScientist will develop, analyze and test new silicone-based materials and formulations. /span/span/lilispanspanContributes to interdisciplinary RD projects within a team environment for various market segments including health care, consumer care, electronics, industrial etc./span/span/lilispanspanAccurately records, analyses and reports experiments data/span/span/lilispanspanFocuses on safe lab operations, managing lab routines, including equipment maintenance/span/span/lilispanspanEffectively communicates with internal technical colleagues, including RD, Business Teams and Production /span/span/lilispanspanContributes to a creative RD environment including ideation and innovation discussions/span/span/li/ul uspanspanQualifications/span/span/uullispanspanBachelor's degree in chemistry, polymer chemistry or related field required. Master's degree preferred./span/span/lilispanspanChemical synthesis experience in an industrial, academic or government research lab preferred/span/span/lilispanspanExperience of characterization of chemical compounds via analytical techniques such as NMR, IR, GC, DSC etc./span/span/lilispanspanKnowledge of polymer chemistry preferred/span/span/lilispanspanExcellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in cross-functional teams /span/span/lilispanspanStrong commitment to environmental health and safety excellence/span/span/lilispanspanStrong verbal and written communication skills/span/span/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"3003/spang