NMR Research Scientist

plaatsingsdatum: 22-nov-2022

Plaats: Machelen, Belgium, BRU, BE

Bedrijf: ExxonMobil



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For our European Technology Center in Brussels (Machelen), we are looking for a NMR Research Scientist.



The job opening is in the Analytical Science department, part of the company Research organization. This department provides consultancy to R&D programs for all ExxonMobil business lines (polyolefins, recycled polymers, next generation feeds, advanced materials...). It develops customized analytical solutions for technology, manufacturing and customers. The new state-of-the-art NMR laboratory is equipped with a solution-state spectrometer and can accommodate two other instruments. 



Your job role responsibilities



  • Leadership and scientific expertise in NMR to support R&D projects and problem solving 
  • Development of NMR methods and handling instrument trouble shooting 
  • Technical guidance of lab research technician(s) 
  • Scientific conference presentation and article publication, when appropriate 
  • Active participation in developing Intellectual Property strategy with respect to NMR 
  • External networking with academia to maintain technical leadership 
  • Participation to the global Advanced Characterization Enterprise community of ExxonMobil company to maintain industry-leading characterization capabilities

For this role we are looking for candidates with



  • PhD in the field of advanced NMR applied to chemistry, polymer and/or materials science 
  • Experience with Bruker spectrometers and software's 
  • Capability of maintaining equipment 
  • High standards in safety, quality and ethics 
  • Excellent computer skills (Linux, LAN administration, license management) 
  • Ability to foster strong team dynamic in both local and global analytical teams 
  • Excellent English language skills; Additional European languages will be a big advantage: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish 
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills 




This awaits you…


A wide range of benefits including competitive pay, team mates who support and inspire you, the flexibility to explore multiple challenges and roles in an international setting.  Your development never stops. 


Interested to join us ? Then apply now !