Sr. R&D Scientist I - Crop Solutions

Houston, TX

Posted: 09/19/2022 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 926.22SK Pay Rate: 107,000 - 133,000 Experience:

Job Description

Sr. R&D Scientist I – Crop Solutions

Currently looking for a Senior R&D Scientist I to join our Crop Solution Team in Texas.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance to the company’s Crop Solutions’ customers to sustain the current businesses and for developing new business at these customers.

The position can accomplish the goal through customer relationship building, by new product development, and/or application services in conjunction with technical presentations, etc.

This position ensures that products meet the client’s exact standards (internal and external); conducts research, analysis, synthesis, and experimentation on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application; develops new product concepts including proprietary blends using both products and co-producer products; and compiles applications information specific to the product line and interfaces with internal and external customers to solve specific product needs.

The scientist would lead product and process developments for the Crop Solutions Market.  The individual would also independently evaluate, select, and apply standard chemistry / agronomic knowledge to solve customer or company objectives based on direct customer interactions.

Finally, the scientist would present results to external customers, regionally, with global interactions.

  • Regional Key Account technical relationship management – grows customer intimacy on various levels with key, strategic, and regional accounts
  • Work with the sales force to evaluate, select and apply standard chemistry techniques and procedures to solve customer or company objectives under the direction of the R&D Technical Service and Development management
  • Actively develop new opportunities / concepts that delivery value to customers to meet business targets
  • Keep track of customer interaction or calls by reporting on customer relationship management platform
  • Set up and execute laboratory to meet both internal and external customer expectations
  • Developing methods to analyze samples or the applications testing to prove claims
  • Maintain an awareness of the literature and other sources of information to remain current with developments in the area o functional products of interest to the Corporation
  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard chemistry techniques and procedures to solve customer or company objectives based on direct customer interactions
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects effectively meet deadlines using the project management system (PMOx)
  • Present results to internal and external customers via reports and presentations
  • Present work at public forums like conferences and publish papers and articles
  • Manage and optimize all process under your responsibility taking into consideration Quality, Legality and Food Safety (if applicable) and client needs on company’s products and services
  • Guarantee all documentation under your responsibility updated and available for consulting
  • Keep near and orderly notebooks containing a record of all work performed. Maintain other records as necessary to support patent applications for innovative products
  • Maintain an orderly and safer laboratory space
  • Follow all safety and training requirements

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Biochemistry, or Polymer Chemistry / Engineering preferred plus 10 years’ experience, or
  • M.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Biochemistry, or Polymer Chemistry / Engineering preferred plus 6 years’ experience, or
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Biochemistry, or Polymer Chemistry / Engineering with 4 years of industrial experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in the Agrochemicals market segment preferred, more than 10 years’ experience highly preferred
  • Knowledge in Agrochemicals formulation such as: SL, SC, EC, OD, SE, WDG, etc.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Computer literacy with databases, word processing and spreadsheets
  • Demonstrated presentation skills required
  • English with Bilingual preferred
  • Minimum travel requirement: 20-40%

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, and more!!
I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients, and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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