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Pilot Plant Chemist

Company name
Merck KGaA

Savannah, GA, United States

Employment Type

Chemistry, Engineering

Posted on
Sep 10,2019

Valid Through
Dec 24,2019

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Pilot Plant Chemist

Your Role:

At EMD Performance Materials the Pilot Plant Chemist will be responsible for executing process development and process improvement projects. He/she will perform sample generation for new and existing products and processes, which includes small scale coating & finishing operations and scale them up to the Pilot Plant. The Pilot Plant Chemist will safely operate all lab and pilot plant equipment for either Pilot Plant trials or small-scale production batches while ensuring that all procedures/guidelines are followed in an efficient and timely manner and abide by all safety/environmental rules and regulations.

Physical Attributes:

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, Chemical Engineering or other Science or Engineering discipline and 3 years’ experience in a chemical testing or processing laboratory or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, Chemical Engineering or other Science or Engineering discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a chemical testing and processing laboratory, preferably in preparative as well as analytical chemistry.

Experience in safely operating Pilot Plant or small-scale Production equipment.

Statistics and quality management tools are a plus

Several semesters of chemical laboratory coursework

Ability to operate laboratory equipment.

Must be able to work with typical office computer software, understand and work mathematically with chemical formulations and problems.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.


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Career Level: 

C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: 


US Disclosure

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure

The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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