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Research Scientist- Catalyst Background (Ziegler-Natta) sSecific


Shanghai, 31, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate within R&D worldwide multifunctional team in project design and execution, participate in global chemical research programs, interface with ExxonMobil technology / marketing / manufacturing organizations.
  • Coach / mentor to junior and temporary staff when appropriate to ensure effective performance management.
  • Apply advanced polymer and materials science to create ideas and to propose development programs for innovation in the fields of polymer physics targeted at achieving competitive advantage, thereby contributing to strategic business development opportunities.
  • Present and document research results, observe and evaluate scientific trends.
  • Keep abreast of relevant competitive IP literature in order to direct own research and to develop a strategically aligned intellectual property portfolio in the field of polymer science and write appropriate invention reports.
  • Develop strong contacts with academia and professional societies.
  • Provide resolution of relevant non-routine technical problems.

General Qualifications

  • Responsible for proposing and writing reports, not only for internal use, but for eventual publication and/ or presentation at relevant conferences.
  • Excellent communication skills as well as English in spoken and written form.
  • Capable of independent laboratory work and apply scientific method.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, multicultural and team environment, strong organizational skills.
  • Be prepared to travel globally and work across international boundaries.
  • Fully compliant with ExxonMobil Safety/Health/Environmental requirements.
  • Fully support and participate in ExxonMobil safety, integrity, and quality processes.
  • Enthusiastic, team player, "can-do" attitude, flexible and willing to learn.
  • Analytical and innovative thinker, with a high degree of problem solving skills and a positive, independent and self-managing attitude.
  • Strictly adhere to ExxonMobil Global Product Quality Management System.

Professional Skills / Requirements

  • Education- Ph.D. in organic chemistry/applied chemistry/organometallic chemistry/ polymer chemistry is preferred.
  • 1-3 year working experience on small molecular structure design and synthesis. Fresh graduate is also acceptable.
  • Hands-on expertise on total synthesis or organic methodology. Catalyst design and synthesis, molecular/polymer grafting and modification will be a plus.
  • Good publications/patents and excellent presentation skills in seminar.

Job Segment: Scientific, Chemical Research, Chemical Engineer, Engineering, Research

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