Sr Chemist, R&D, Shanghai

Responsible for developing new products that will contribute to the aggressive growth of the company by formulating and scaling up new adhesives and coatings according to the new product introduction process and company roadmaps.

About the job:

  • Complete new product development projects to meet customer needs and timetables by performing hands-on laboratory experiments and delegating work to technicians
  • Validate the performance of the new products by hands-on developing test methods and performing physical property tests
  • Ensure that customers, Business Development, and Application Engineering have all technical information to properly use the new products by providing effective presentations and test reports
  • Lead the transfer of developed products from laboratory to production by planning scale-up experiments, drafting SOPs, and providing technical expertise
  • Assess new product needs by interacting with Business Development, Sales, Application Engineering, and customers
  • Solve customer problems by interfacing with Manufacturing, Quality, and Application Engineering
  • Generate new product ideas by interacting with Business Development, and by following chemical literature
  • Conduct research on structure/property relationships of potential new products by staying current with patent/chemical literature and demonstrating understanding of company know-how


The ideal candidate: 

  • Education: Master of Science Degree, or higher, in Chemistry or Polymer Science
  • MS with 7+ years of formulation development experience for UV-curable technologies, in industry, or Ph.D. with 3+ years of synthesis and formulation development experience in the same
  • Team player able to adapt to the local R&D structure and culture
  • Motivated self-starter able to handle challenging technical projects
  • Experience in heat and moisture cure chemistries desirable

This job description is for reference and guidance only and is subject to change at any time


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