Job Opportunity

 Junior Researcher – R&D Synthetic Polymers 

We are looking for a resource who, reporting to the R&D Manager, will be responsible for:

  • Design and synthesize new products in the area of ​​Synthetic Polymers;
  • Learn and use analytical and applicative methodologies to characterize polymeric materials;
  • Investigate and understand the relationships between structure and behavior of Synthetic Polymers and correlate them with the application performance;
  • Support the Applied R&D Laboratories in the use of Synthetic Polymers in their formulations;
  • Knowing the parameters of the Synthetic Polymer production process, helping to optimize every single step according to the expected result;
  • Take care of the development of the formulas / processes through synthesis on pilot scale facilities;
  • Search for alternative solutions in the choice of raw materials;
  • Ensure the reporting of the experiments carried out and the recording and internal sharing of the knowhow.

Education and other requirements:

  • Degree in Chemistry or Industrial Chemistry with an interest in technology and processes;
  • Short experience in R&D or Application Laboratory;
  • Knowledge of updated instrumental analytical techniques;
  • Good in English;
  • Good knowledge of the main application software and IT tools;
  • Proactive behavior and team work spirit;
  • Problem solving and curiosity skills;
  • Creative and target orientated;
  • Accuracy, autonomy and reliability complete the profile;
  • Willing to travel.

 Place of work: Albizzate (VA)