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One of the leading Chemical companies is actively recruiting a Research & Development Specialist to be based in Jubail, KSA.

Please note that you must meet all the criteria set out below for your application to be considered. Suitable candidates will be contacted within 5 working days. If you are not contacted by us within that time, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Leading and contributing to new product development
  • Contributing to product improvements, qualifications, quality issues, technical support, applications technology projects.
  • Developing and reviewing study proposals, and coordinating workflow on projects
  • Providing input and makes recommendations to research strategies and projects
  • Executing research study in accordance with the project R&D strategy and timelines
  • Collaborating with the cross functional teams within the entire organization
  • Providing periodic status reports
  • Supervising technical staff, including work assignments and performance and development management
  • Defining work-plans and approaches and assumes responsibility for timeliness, cost effectiveness, and quality of outputs
  • Providing ideas to improve the efficiency of the unit in the area of relevant field
  • Continually improving technical expertise and knowledge through experience and application
  • Preparing reports, presentations, and new proposals
  • Planning, evaluating, selecting, and adapting standard scientific techniques and procedures

To be successful you will need to meet the following:

  • Master’s in Chemistry, Material/Polymer Science or related field
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in SAP Polymers, polymerization processes and chemistry
  • Knowledge of patent filing
  • Good project execution skills and laboratory discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of equipment and procedures for making polymerization and handling powders will be considered
  • Work independently to design, run and document experiments
  • Research and academic publications in relevant fields

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    • Location: Jubail
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