Research Chemist
ICL
Gallipolis Ferry, WV

About $42,000 - $57,000 a year

EducationSkills
ICL is a global leader in the Bromine, Potash, Phosphates and Innovative Ag Solutions markets. More than 11,000 talented employees across 30 countries in 5 continents work tirelessly to support humanity’s most crucial needs. Our employees are helping to feed the world’s growing population and provide better and safer industrial solutions that improve quality of life and even save lives.

As a Research Chemist, you will be responsible for:
You will assist production engineers in troubleshooting process problems and finding and implementing corrective actions.
You will proactively look for opportunities to improve ICL’s production processes and products and then develop the means to make these improvements in collaboration with production and R&D.
You will apply statistical methods, computer simulations, experimentation and analytical methods to increase ICL’s understanding of its processes.
You will be R&D’s interface with production during process startups and in this role, you will actively participate by transferring R&D process know how to production and engaging other R&D resources as needed.
You will use the services of consultants, external labs and other outside vendors when appropriate to improve the outcomes of your work.
You will apply the knowledge of ICL’s products and processes that you gain from experience and leverage R&D’s resources to assist in the qualification of raw materials from new vendors for production.

Required Skills

What you need for this job:
Master’s degree or higher in organic chemistry or related discipline
Experience performing chemical lab work
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interpret analytical chemical results
Ability to manipulate data in spreadsheets
Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US export control laws and regulations

What will set you apart:
3 years of experience in a chemical production or chemical R&D role preferred
Knowledge and experience with phosphorous chemistry
Experience using GC, HPLC and titrimetric analytical methods
Experience using Aspen software
Experience using ICP, AA and other analytical methods

Required Experience