Senior Research Chemist - Microbiology

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Employer
Danaher Corporation
Location
Ashland, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 18, 2021
Ref
2042015728
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Senior Chemist conducts research on new technologies and provides technical support on existing products and services. Formulating innovative products and providing required support to QC/Manufacturing utilizing analytical procedures and latest technologies to ensure optimum safety, accuracy, and quality performance standards.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Support Research & Development, commercialization of innovative Microbiological treatment programs for water treatment industry with short-term and long-term business impact.
- Develop new and differentiated biocide and other water treatment products by working with the technology managers, product line champions.
- Conduct laboratory tests for simulation of related industrial process applications related to Microbiology
- Document and report out the results to associated sales or technical staff
- Regular interactions with QC and Manufacturing to help design a process to improve the quality of the products
- Be the ISO point of contact from R&D; carry out ChemTreat, Inc. specific and other needed certifications for the testing equipment. Calibrate and maintain the associated testing equipment/instruments.
- Provide technical support to the procurement, WAVE and MAVE teams to improve the product margins
- Offer necessary guidance to the early career and university interns
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- Ph.D. in Bio-Organic chemistry or in related science field or relevant industrial experience
- Experience in R&D laboratory with demonstrated organic chemistry and chemical synthesis experience/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Enzymology with demonstrated research proficiency
- Advanced familiarity with common laboratory and field instruments, equipment, and techniques
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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