Research & Development Engineer / Scientist

Less than 5 years experience  • 

$80K
Posted on 03/03/18 by MH Veeresh
Des Plaines, IL
Less than 5 years experience
$80K
Posted on 03/03/18 MH Veeresh

The candidates will perform elemental analyses using a wide variety of instrumental techniques to measure the elemental composition of catalysts, catalyst supports, and hydrocarbons. Techniques include ICP, ICPMS, combustion (CHN) in an industrial analytical laboratory and an ability to master new analytical equipment and protocols in support of UOP processes.

Additional responsibilities will include instrument calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting, and the ability to undertake numerous tests with consistency and accuracy and problem-solving skills.

Strong analytical skills are essential, including the ability to understand the elements of analytical procedures, evaluate data, participate in technical discussions, perform investigation of unexpected results and develop alternative plans.

External Qualifications

Basic CandidateQualifications:

A B.S degree in Chemistry or related field, 1-3years of experience in ICP preferred.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Knowledgeable and experienced with analytical instrumentation

Additional Requirements:

* Familiar with design of experiments and statistical quality control

* Able to act within a team environment for analyzing and characterizing materials

* Previous experience with analytical techniques such as ICP/CHN are desirable

* Ability to stand on your feet to repair instruments, climb stairs/ladders, lift up to 50 pounds, and push up to 50 pounds.

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