Process Scientist
DuPont
Hyderabad, India
15d ago

Job Description

Process Scientist Position :

The Global Actives Process Technology Expertise Center (GAPTEC) group is looking for a candidate to fill the position of

Process Scientist. This position is located in Dupont Knowledge Center

DKC) Hyderabad. The successful candidate will utilize his / her organic synthesis , physical organic

chemistry and his / her problem solving skills to improve the process for manufacturing existing actives and intermediates , to troubleshoot process issues and to transfer existing or new technologies to manufacturing plants.

Job Information and working conditions (e.g. physical requirements , preferred work experiences , job / project duration , language requirements , travel requirements , work schedule options , etc.)

Key Responsibilities & Competencies

Supports the implementation of projects through pilot and scale - up work and process engineering expertise partnering with internal and external resources.

Participates in the plant upset investigations.

Author of Technology Package for actives and intermediates.

Support and problem solve ongoing manufacturing and production opportunities.

Conceive and develop novel synthetic routes to target product molecules (organic , inorganic , and catalytic).

Conceive , define , and demonstrate unit operation processes.

Qualify new raw materials.

Generate and analyze data to independently solve organic synthesis problems.

Utilize and interpret data from NMR , GC , HPLC , and Mass - Spec.

Basic general knowledge of engineering issues relative to scale up (agitation , mixing , crystallization , heat transfer , separation techniques and issues) desired.

Individual must be able to problem - solve by generating novel ideas and by creatively applying

existing technology

Participates in the plant improvement process to identify , characterize , and evaluate individual opportunities.

Develops and executes research projects to fulfill business objectives.

Remains current with literature to assure that the most modern technology is either being implemented , or at least , evaluated / understood.

All projects are conducted in a team - based environment. Success is achieved through the effective leveraging of cross -

functional resources. The individual must interact well with others and be

able to build & sustain effective relationships

  • The person must be able to work independently to achieve results. Assistance will be provided in defining and prioritizing goals;
  • however , the individual must show initiative in planning and working to meet the defined objectives.

    All projects are managed by teams of varying size. Cooperation and contributions to meet team objectives is critical.

    List examples of goals that would be typical for this job :

    Successful candidate would have some of the following typical goals :

    Responsible for setting up experimental apparatus and conducting experiments.

    Responsible for gathering experimental data from a variety of unit operations in both lab and manufacturing setting.

    Responsible for utilization of analytical methods to characterize products , raw materials , and in process samples.

    Responsible for generation of multi - step campaigns to produce large business samples.

    Responsible for proper documentation of all research data.

    Responsible for meeting the company EHS&S compliance needs.

    Responsible for project team interactions.

    Responsible for meeting agreed upon project team goals and timelines.

    Ability to work both closely with other team members internal or external to the company from various disciplines (Chemist , Engineer , and Technician) as well as the ability to work independently as as

    Key Interactions with Other Roles

    Works with the Portfolio Technology Leaders to understand the business technology and improvement strategy.

    Develops a strong network of relationships with Plant Operations internal or external , the Manufacturing Technology Organization , and other key functions such as R&D , Regulatory , Analytical , etc.

    Works with the Portfolio Technology Leaders and Manufacturing Leaders to provide technology inputs as needed

    Typical Projects : Cycle time reduction

    Yield improvement

    Raw Material qualification

    Waste treatment optimization / Waste reduction

    Technology transfer

    Education / Certification Requirements :

    The Process Scientist position requires :

    Minimal education required a Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal chemistry.

    A solid knowledge of organic synthesis theory and / or chemical engineering principles.

    Good process development experience ( 5 - 8 years)

    Salary : Not Disclosed by Recruiter

    Industry : Chemicals / PetroChemical / Plastic / Rubber

    Functional Area : IT Software - Other

    Role Category : Programming & Design

    Role : Technical Architect

    Employment Type : Permanent Job, Full Time

    Keyskills : AnalyticalHPLCOrganic chemistryOrganic synthesisEHSMedicinal chemistryProduct qualityRaw materialPlant operationsManager Technology

    Desired Candidate Profile

    Education : UG -B.Tech / B.E. - Computers

    PG - M.Tech - Computers

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