Research Scientist (Polymer) for Additives Manufacturing projectsResearch Scientist (Polymer) for Additives Manufacturing projects
Evonik Industries AG
Singapore, SG
19d ago

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Research Scientist (Polymer) for Additives Manufacturing projects

The term of employment is limited to months.

Function : Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level : Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity : Evonik (SEA) Pte. Ltd.

Business Line : BL not assigned

What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment.

Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently.

Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package.

Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

You will have the chance to start your career at Evonik by collaborating with our creative international team to

  • Execute R&D projects in the area of Additive Manufacturing for Industrial application. You will work as a team to build up Additive Manufacturing projects with focus on high performance liquid resin.
  • You will have the chance to innovate, develop, formulate and design new polymer-based material to create breakthrough additive manufacturing for industrial application.

  • You will have the chance to inject creativity and curiosity to develop the problem- solving solution. You will have the opportunity to develop your own idea and project that you would like to realize.
  • Opportunity to learn and develop your knowhow and skillset related to Evonik competencies. You will have the possibility to directly discuss and learn from Evonik experts with various function and background.
  • You will also have the chance to implement various Evonik knowhow and technologies into your project.

  • Drive the project and together with the team identify pathway to realize it into a commercialization outcome.
  • Work in a global & diverse team that is also eager to coach and mentor you throughout your journey.
  • Expand your professional network by working together with our external collaboration partners (research institutes, industry partners, customers, universities).
  • Learn about Evonik culture. Opportunity to get a first-hand experience of working in our newly established Asia Research Hub as well as the chance to work with Evonik global R&D networks.
  • We are looking for talents with :

  • Master or PhD of Science degree in Chemistry, Polymer, Material Engineering or related science with minimum 3 years working experience in polymer area;
  • specifically with projects / works experience related to polymer design, polymer formulation, fine-tuning polymer properties.

    Knowledge and / or experience on the use of the polymers in Additive Manufacturing is an advantage.

  • Strong and knowledge in polymerization & organic chemistry. Particularly in the field of polymerization synthesis, photopholymerization, polymerization process optimization and chemical functionalization of monomer / polymer.
  • Ability to connect-the-dots between polymer properties, polymerization process, synthesis pathway and end-application.

  • Expert / experienced material science / engineer with broad knowledge in finetuning material properties to meet the targeted feature / performance.
  • The position requires laboratory technical skills, in particular synthesis and formulation of monomer, polymer, resin.
  • Ability to set goals to work independently in conducting experiments, organizing data and analysis of the results.
  • Proven project management and project execution skills, with the ability to drive customer adoption of new technologies and existing products
  • Collaborative problem solver; ability to grasp technologies inputs from various sources & translate them into the projects as well as new ideas.
  • Technologically hip and always curious with the new technology trend.

  • Self-driving & self-motivating, initiate & drive projects / ideas independently
  • Comfortable to deal with high uncertainty & ambiguity. Not afraid to take a risk & willing to learn from failure
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic entrepreneur spirit.
  • Collaborative team player, being able to be a team leader as well as team player. Take a leadership / coordination role on projects, especially those initiated by his / herself.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent language skill in English is essential and knowledge of basic German is advantageous.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Engaging and convincing personality
  • Mobility and willingness to travel
  • Comfortable to deal with technologies associated with digitalization
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