BASF Sr. Chemist I - Beachwood, OH in Beachwood, Ohio

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Sr. Chemist I (1802660) – Beachwood, OH

The Sr. Chemist I position supports the interface between Manufacturing, Research, and Commercial groups within the Chemical Catalysts business. The successful candidate will be an individual contributor within the chemical catalyst R&D group at the Beachwood site in Beachwood, OH. The Chemical Catalyst R&D group at the Beachwood site conducts research, scale-up and manufacturing support for catalyst formulations to be processed in the variety of global manufacturing facilities or tollers with the end result of catalysts that can be used in chemical processes. This position is for a highly motivated scientist to lead projects related to process catalyst research and development in a laboratory and pilot plant environment in Beachwood, OH. The successful candidate will have a strong background in both research and manufacturing related to inorganic materials.

Formula for Success

  • With your advanced degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science, you will provide technical expertise for the development of new catalyst formulations, improvement of existing recipes, and investigate new manufacturing technologies while working with technicians in lab, pilot plant, and plant trial activities. You will be a technical resource for the NA catalyst production community

  • Leveraging your related experience in Catalyst research, scale up, development or manufacturing, you will develop creative solutions for formulation of Base Metal, Precious Metal, and Zeolite based products.

  • Utilizing your ability to engage with internal and external partners, you will collaborate with scientists, engineers, and manufacturing associates working on new product development; interface with potential and existing customers; and act as a liaison between customers, lab/pilot plant, manufacturing and business colleagues.

  • Acting as a role model for continuous improvement and safety, you will collaborate with manufacturing associates for product or process improvements, focused on inherently safe or high-quality manufacturing.

  • Leveraging your ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, you will handle multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced lab and pilot plant atmosphere

  • Utilizing your in-depth knowledge or research principles and techniques, you will demonstrate excellent laboratory skills, including detailed record keeping and knowledge of safe handling of chemicals, and preparation of detailed work instructions.

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Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: RCC Heterogeneous Catalysis 60000037

Title: Sr. Chemist I - Beachwood, OH

Location: OH-Beachwood

Requisition ID: 1802606