Ecolab is seeking a Principal Chemist to develop and advance technical platforms satisfying both business and customer needs.
In this role you will be responsible for performing and leading research, development and problem solving projects to enable new product and platform development.
You will work closely with anchor and divisional RDE teams to design execute and communicate results. We are seeking candidates who have strong collaboration and teamwork skills, are self-motivated, have good communication skills, are creative problem solvers, and possess strong observation and perception skills.
What’s in it For You :
The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments
The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best
What You Will Do :
Develop and transfer phase 0-1 chemistry and formulation concepts
Collaborate with anchor and divisional research scientists / RDE leaders on new development projects and platforms
Actively engage in development of new platforms that meet strategic business needs
Interpret experimental data and communicate results clearly to peers and project teams in written reports and oral presentations
Provide consulting on experimental design, mentoring, and work direction for junior lab scientists
Maintain employee safety standards, including 6S lab standards
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of R&D experience; Master’s Degree and 3 years of R&D experience; or Ph.D. and 1 year of R&D experience
1 year of formulation chemistry experience
Experience working with EPIC / CAS
Preferred Qualifications :
Strong problem solving skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Understanding of fundamental physical / chemical properties and structural activity relationships
Working knowledge of statistics