Research Scientist – Crop Protection (DC-7617)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not reply if your resume does not meet position requirements. Please understand your education and experience must match our job listings for you to be considered. There is NO closing date on this position. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. QUALIFICATIONS:- MSc. analytical or physical Organic Chemistry degree- Minimum 5 years related industry experience- Expertise with synthetic and/or organic Ag pesticide formulations- Experience with clay or mineral-based carriers for organic compounds is highly desirable- In-depth knowledge or GC/GC-MS/HPLC chromatography methodologies- Proven independent, innovative, pro-active research approach and/or technical support, however, comfortable working in a team environment- Initiative for learning new technologies as well as providing solutions to complex problems where little precedent exists- Clear communication skills including both verbal and written communication of technical reports and research- Adaptability in terms of priorities and working on multiple projects JOB DESCRIPTION:Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is seeking an experienced Research Scientist to formulate Ag chemical materials to support the growth of a firmly established Ag manufacturer. This individual will focus on developing new applications and products for carrying synthetic and biological pesticides or active ingredients; as well as supporting the final formulated products of our B2B customers. This individual will also interact closely with internal research and development teams, sales teams and customers by providing technical assistance as needed. Primary duties to include:- Conducting independent research and applications work in physical organic chemistry and pesticide formulations- Supporting analytical, instrumental and materials characterizations for various research projects and programs- Modifying materials with functional additives at laboratory and pilot plant scales- Working with limited or no supervision and interacting closely with sales teams and customers by providing technical assistance as necessary- Exercising independent initiative in the analysis and interpretation of results supporting pesticide applications for Ag chemical carriers, crop horticulture and engineered granular delivery systemsThis Research Scientist will report directly to Vice President – Technology.***EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE IMMEDIATELY. COMPETITIVE BASE SALARY PLUS ANNUAL BONUS PLUS VERY GOOD BENEFITS PACKAGE.*** ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS. If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.