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Research Technician (PF)


Shanghai, 31, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Responsibilities

• Must possess strong reading / writing skills in English; proficient in spoken English
• Utilize safe work practices, actively participate in safety activities, and understand safety policies and documentation
• Fully support and participate in OIMS, DIAF, and GPQMS
• Fully familiar with sample shipping and receiving, coordination with site personnel
• Maintenance of instrumentation quality control (calibration, SQC, round robin, etc.)
• Critical analysis of information obtained from tests - ability to diagnose errant data
• Enthusiastic, team player, "can-do" attitude, flexible and willing to learn
• Mechanical aptitude and the ability to trouble-shoot equipment problems
• Work with minimum amount of direct supervision and keep projects on time
• Sound interpersonal skill to work effectively with personnel of both inside and outside of research group

Desired Skills
• Compounding and molding operation (Product Fundamentals)
        o Familiar or experienced in processing machine; Hakke mixer, lab-scale twin screw extruder compounding, Lab-scale injection molder operation; Hot press/press mold sample preparation
        o Knowledge in chemical and mechanical properties of polyolefin. 
        o Able to initiate work order submission, tracking, and sample requests. Have basic understanding of DOE and able to correlate processing parameters to product final property.

• Ability to write basic drafts of experimental procedures in English, organize data in tables and charts, and provide written reports
• Excellent record-keeping and documentation skills
• Provide full data traceability


• Acquire and manipulate electronic files obtained from compounding, sample characterization or mechanical testing
• Integrate raw data into higher order information, such as stack plots or graphs
• Proficient in using Excel is plus
• Ability to quickly understand and utilize new software applications in the areas of data acquisition/manipulation and specimen submission/tracking


• B.S. in Polymer Chemistry/Physics, Analytical Chemistry, Material Science, or relevant work experience
• Efficient to read and document in English, able to communicate in diverse working environment 
• Ability to learn new techniques & software applications as needed
• Logic thinking and strong problem-solving skills
• Attention to detail and accuracy

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