Product Materials Scientist / Engineer


Baytown, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Description


Product Innovation group in Novel Products is looking for a Materials Scientist/Engineer to work on polymeric and carbon based materials. The requirement is focused on structure-property relationships in carbon composite and/or carbonaceous materials. Successful candidates would be chemical engineers or materials engineers with broad background in mechanical and physical characterization. Preferred qualifications include advanced degree in (ChemEngg/MaterialsEngg) and familiarity working with characterization techniques including quasistatic and dynamic mechanical and electrostatic measurements. Prior experience with fiber spinning and/or polymer calendaring operations is highly beneficial. Candidate must be willing to travel (up to 30%) to external consortia, value chain participants and collaborators to understand in detail the complete application technical criteria for acceptance.  Candidate will also work collaboratively with Market Developers to determine end use fit and feasibility.


This position will be based in Baytown, TX.

Essential activities for the role


  • Interface with broader R&D and marketing organization to lead technical and application development aspects of carbon materials in structural and battery applications. Lead the value chain engagement by interacting with third party entities including convertors, OEMs, universities and labs
  • Develop understanding on material selection and screening criteria and specifications for product fit in target application space. Help define market approach and support protecting intellectual property
  • Act as technical liaison with marketing counterparts in understanding techno-economics of new product applications and market segments

Position details


Entry level PhD researcher; mid-level engineer/chemist

Tags: Composites, carbon materials, Polymer science, battery materials, fiber spinning


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

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