Career Opportunity


Shin-Etsu Silicones of America is looking to hire a Chemist at our Paramus, NJ lab.


Paramus, NJ

Employment Type

Full-time, Direct Hire

  • Recognize and follow all safety, health, and environmental requirements.
  • Design and run experiments of chemical synthesis, formulation, analytical testing, etc.
  • Maintain lab operation. This includes maintaining a clean and well-organized work area, setting up instruments, maintaining lab equipment, ordering chemical and lab supplies, training new lab technicians, etc.
  • Write Standard Operation Procedure for synthesis, formulation, and analytical testing.
  • Follow Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) to run experiments, document experimental data, and generate technical reports.
  • Provide periodic work update to manager.
  • Conduct technical presentations at conferences and internal meetings.
  • Provide technical support to customers, e.g., answering technical questions and providing lab samples.
  • Participate in trainings as needed.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the company and manager.
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor or advanced degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or related scientific field; or equivalent combination of education and on-the-job experience.
  • Experience in chemical industries, especially silicone industry, is preferred.
  • Knowledge of general chemistry, organic synthesis, formulation, surface chemistry, chemical/physical testing, etc. is required. Good knowledge of silicone chemistry is a plus. Basic PC skills.
  • Strong verbal and written skills are required.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to be able to operate effectively within a team environment.
  • Must behave in a professional manner and positive attitude.
  • Be able to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Have good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Be creative, innovative, and proactive
  • Work physically in the office/lab at regular hours with no option of working remotely.
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Position: Chemist