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Sr Process Chemist

Pasadena, TX

POSITION DESCRIPTION Technology Process Chemist The Technology Process Chemist will help Ascend Performance Materials maintain and improve critical process performance. The position offers a challenging environment with opportunities for growth in technical background and personal development. TARGETED OUTCOMES Efficient execution of Stage Gate Programs: Successfully lead cross functional project teams to implement "game changing" improvements in the plant. These improvements are typically process chemistry related improvements tested at bench scale or new chemical strategies to provide additional value to plant operations Functional collaboration: Serve as interface for technical and engineering staff to drive operational and innovation goals. Communicate effectively to audiences of varying backgrounds. Team culture: Participate in a culture of complete ownership of all aspects of laboratory operations to include safety, innovation, reliability, cost control, and overall scientific discipline. People development: Coach and mentor employees to grow in capability and performance in order to drive value for our company as well as our employees. REQUIRED RESPONSIBILITIES Expected to become the subject matter expert for Chocolate Bayou Chemical Technology and technology owner of Ascend Performance Materials process chemistry. ist the manufacturing organization in developing and maintaining process chemistry understanding. Act as the primary interface between internal and external customers and suppliers as well as outside research labs and institutions related to process chemistry initiatives. Responsible for setting up and running bench and pilot-scale experimental testing to aid in research work. Work with site-wide teams on plant-wide improvement initiatives. Work with other members of the Process Technology group and manufacturing units to identify and develop programs to improve yields and capacity. REPORTS TO Process Technology Leader TEAM The Process Technology Group consists of chemists and chemical engineers who collaborate in small groups on multiple value added projects as directed by the Process Technology Leader. The overall team comprises 10-12 people and the project teams are usually 1-3 people in size. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE MS. or Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry with strong emphasis in organic synthesis and industrial chemistry. Applicants with a B.S. in organic chemistry with three years industrial background will also be considered. Background with carboxylic acids, amines, aldehydes, organic nitriles, cyanide synthesis, hydrogenation reaction chemistry is a key requirement. Strong preference for hands on background with cyanide chemistry and safety in an industrial setting NECESSARY SKILLS Good understanding of organic, physical, and analytical chemistry and measurement techniques. Capable of working independently with 3rd-party institutions and vendors as needed for process chemistry initiatives. Expertise to work and function efficiently with other lab and manufacturing unit personnel in a team environment. Expertise to take ideas from concept to implementation with a strong emphasis on applications. Great communication, strong analytical and computer skills, good organization skills, and a keen interest for issue solving and troubleshooting. Strong knowledge of software and computer systems. Core Competencies Strong expertise to communicate, organize/interpret, present data, and influence others at all levels of the organization Self-starter with high bias for action and delivery of results aligned to business and operational performance Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously Demonstrated skill leading root cause analyses, using predictive tools (e.g. FMEA), and driving data-based decisions Why work at Ascend? If you are looking for a career with 1 of the plastics industry's most enlightened employers, Ascend Performance Materials offers an opportunity to develop a true sense of fulfillment and pride in your achievements. Ascend provides an exciting platform from which you, your family and your community will benefit. You'll become a trusted member of an interdependent and safe workplace environment where your opinions and ideas will be encouraged and respected, regardless of your position. Working alongside a diverse range of renowned technical experts on a continuous stream of industry-leading products and technologies, you'll find a wide variety of opportunities within our growing business for both learning and career development. Our culture is built on a strong set of core values that foster innovation and collaboration across every level of the organization. It is a culture grounded in open relationships between every member of the Ascend team. All of this is driven by an inspirational leadership team, intently focused on maximizing the new investment in the business. The essence of our organization is embodied in the words "inspiring everyday," and we have built a strong and confident business with performance at its core. It will be challenging but holistically rewarding and will enable you to achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Ascend is an organization that genuinely seeks to inspire our people to inspire others. We believe this gives Ascend a higher purpose, making it a unique work environment for you to consider when choosing career options. SDL2017
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