NDC Applications Development Scientist

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Overview

  1. Industrial and Manufacturing
  2. Process and Technology
  3. Permanent
  4. South Carolina
GV 966237

We currently seek an Applications Development Scientist to join our client’s global Innovation Research and New Business Development group. Based in the Spartanburg, SC area you will be working for one of the world’s leading manufacturing organizations. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new NDC (dimethyl 2,6-naphthalenedicarboxylate) based polymers and applications in support of the company's new business strategies and overall objectives.

Job Description:
Develop engineered polymers, fibers and film formulations for markets and applications leveraging NDC and related monomers and polymers
Apply fundamental polyester insights and know how to Naphthalate polymers and their analogs and new engineered polyesters to meet customer and market demands
Work closely with product development partner and their customers technical and operations teams
Design, execute and analyze applications trials to develop fundamental value proposition and material and process requirements
Captures and processes IP opportunities to protect technology and competitive advantage
Manages relationships and confidential information under agreements between competing customers and development partners
Supports knowledge capture and organizational knowledge growth via effective data summaries, reports, and presentations
Follows all guidelines of the Corporate and Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) policies by consistently performing high quality work while minimizing waste generation
Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:
Masters in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, or similar technical field. Ph.D. highly desirable
High proficiency in polymer chemistry fundamentals, with experience in the morphology of polymers.
Demonstrated ability to use structure-property relationships and materials response behaviors to problem-solve
Strong working knowledge and experience with polymer analytical and characterization methods
Record of successful product and technology commercialization
Economic thinking and ability to challenge the status quo
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Effective working across functions and geographies
Ability to effectively manage work and work schedules to support overall program objective

Background check and drug screen required. To apply for this opportunity, please contact TRS Staffing at 864-281-8852 or Laura.Judd@trsstaffing.com or apply online via the link. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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