Dow Chemical Process R&D Specialist in Shanghai, China

The role will be one key technical role as Process Research and Development Engineer in China, covering multiple silicone technologies and products including paper coating, emulsion and antifoam, co-polymer to support packaging, beauty care, coating and leather etc. business innovation growth. The successful applicant will be responsible for lab, pilot process studies, scaleup in production units to bring high value products to markets. Candidate has the responsibility of:

  • develop efficient and robust process for new product commercialization, get optimized equipment setting up and processing conditions to make sure the successful scale up in manufacture with consistent product quality.

  • process development and research on process innovation and new technology in China, can lead new process development with internal or external customer new/higher requirement for existing products to support business growth.

  • expected to drive innovative polymerization, emulsification process technologies besides understanding formulations and silicone cure chemistry. Develop new process to rich into global process technology roadmap to drive cost/capital-effective process globally.

  • Demonstrate a keen interest in laboratory work, new technology in both batch and continuous process for silicone related industry combined with good proactive learning agility to create innovative value.

  • Identify fundamental principle of process with lab scale, pilot scale studies, translate and apply knowledge gained to the manufacturing process.

  • have good scientific and engineering methodologies. Previous successful experience with scale-up and commercialization of new products is preferred.

  • have a good intellectual property and documentation sense, good understanding of how to access and present technical information that includes technical report, patents, papers, trade journal articles etc.

  • good sense on safety, customer focus with good business acumen, drive for results attitude, hard work and good time management. Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with good stakeholder management and collaborative leadership demonstration.

  • good verbal and written communications skills in both English and Mandarin.

  • MS/PhD Chemical Engineer or Chemistry related

  • Preferably 5 or more years working experiences (expertise/knowledge in polymerization chemistry, emulsification process technologies is a plus).

  • About Dow *

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at .


Process R&D Specialist



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