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Sr Scientist (Polymer)

Company: Benjamin Moore
Location: Flanders
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:This is a key technical position in the polymer research and development team. The role of this position is to develop new and next generation polymers for coatings applications. The job require a high degree of analysis, innovation and creative problem solving, and collolabration with a team of high calibre scientists. The position offers a career opportunity for the senior scientist to grow into higher technical or managerial roles.Key Responsibilities:

  • Search new polymer and coatings technologies, capture technology trends and developments in broad industries, identify the technologies for R&D teams
  • Explore and prove feasibility of novel polymer chemistries
  • Plan, develop, and implement scientifically designed experiments from feasibility to commercialization
  • Monitor and supervise all stages of product development, from lab to production scale up batches
  • Collaborate with Procurement for identify and evaluate new and alternate materials
  • Maintain understanding of the competitive and supplier IP landscapes, analyze industry trends and emerging technologies, identify Intellectual property potentials
  • Manage and train junior chemistsRequired Skills:
    • Ph.D. in polymer or material science with 5+ years of working experience in polymer development and commercialization
    • Expertise in emulsion polymers and knowledge in waterborne polymers
    • Ability to prove and develop commercial products from concepts
    • Highly motivated and a self-starter, capable of working independently and driving projects to completion
    • Capable of managing complex and multiple projects, prioritizing, and meeting timelines
    • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills, using scientific and analytical tools in developing polymers
    • Strong organization skills, detail oriented and highly organized,
    • Must possess outstanding communication skills in both oral and written, ability to communicate clearly and candidly the scientific concepts, project status, effectively fostering collaborative relationships at all organizational levelsCompany SummaryBenjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home d--cor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.SafetyAt Benjamin Moore, our people are the heart of the company and our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions at all of our locations and have invested heavily in measures aimed at keeping employees healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety as one of our core company values, we've modified facilities and work schedules to support social distancing, established enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, and regularly provide personal protective equipment to all employees-including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority

Keywords: Benjamin Moore, Newark , Sr Scientist (Polymer), Other , Flanders, New Jersey

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