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The Senior Staff Technician reports to a Research Scientist in the Fluoropolymers Synthesis Group at the King of Prussia Research Center.
The person in this position will be responsible for supporting key programs for the synthesis of new polyvinylidenefluoride (PVDF) products by conducting emulsion polymerization reactions of fluorinated monomers on the lab scale using high pressure semi-batch reactors. Work priorities and supervision will come from the Research Scientist leading the program. The person will plan and safely conduct laboratory polymerizations, set up new equipment, perform data analysis, maintain a well-organized research notebook and contribute to reports for internal distribution.
Key Activities and Responsibilities
Context and Environment
With the manufacture of the KYNAR family of products, Arkema is the world leader in polyvinylidenefluoride (PVDF) polymers. Tasks and responsibilities (including day-to-day priorities) will be assigned by a Fluoropolymer Synthesis Research Scientist. Management of multiple priorities and sometimes changing priorities is a challenge that will require high flexibility and strong organizational skills.
Required Education/Qualifications /Work Experience
Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of 8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.
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