Scientist – Adhesives and Sealants
Momentive
Tarrytown, NY
Position Title:
Scientist – Adhesives and Sealants

Position Summary:
As a member of the Silanes Global Technology team the successful candidate will join a team of chemists and engineers in the design and development of new and existing products for the Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants (CAS) market that will drive significant business growth for Momentive. The person will have a background in chemistry or material science with experience in the development and evaluation of new product technologies for the adhesive and sealant market.

Job Description:Specific Responsibilities include:
The successful candidate for this position will contribute to the development of new products for the Adhesives and Sealants market. As part of a team, the candidate will be responsible for the laboratory-scale formulation and testing of new and proprietary hybrid adhesives and sealants by utilizing their knowledge of adhesive and sealant formulations and application science. This will include chemical analysis and physical testing of raw materials, the preparation of fully formulated products containing these materials, plus evaluation of the performance of these formulated products under a variety of conditions according to specified protocols in order to assess their fit for a range of target applications. The candidate will also be responsible for preparing tables, charts, graphs written summaries and presentations of experimental results. The candidate must also maintain a safe and orderly laboratory work environment at all times.

Required Skills:
Self-motivated individual with demonstrated track record of high academic achievement
Experience with formulating and testing adhesives and sealants
A working knowledge of standard personal computer applications (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects
Excellent oral and written communications skills in English

Education Requirements:
Masters Degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering, or Formulation Science with 0-2 years experience in formulating adhesives and sealants
BS/BA Degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering, or Formulation Science with 3-5 years experience in formulating adhesives and sealants
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Additional Details:
We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.