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Formulation Chemist I

Company: AGC Multi Material America, Inc.
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT USAGC Multi Material America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AGC Inc., a $14 billion multinational corporation and one of the world's largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays and chemical products.AGC Multi Material America, Inc. is a global advanced materials company which develops and manufactures high-technology digital and RF/Microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure, enterprise and military markets.SUMMARYResponsible for research and development of new materials and modifications to existing products. Provides technical support to customers in the use of AMM's new and existing materials. ONLY CANDIDATES WITH POLYMER CHEMISTRY EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.

  • Develop several differentiated products such as new copper clad laminates and prepregs by developing new polymer formulations, processes or applications which will open new markets of commercial significance.
  • Analyzing the developed materials.
  • Collaborating with production to scale up the developed materials.
  • Work closely with other scientists, technicians, related members to plan and conduct testing on assigned scientific projects to prove or modify theoretical propositions on-the-basis of comments in the literature of the field, established research findings, in the technological area.
  • Work closely with VP in charge to proceed product development projects.
  • Discuss progress and interim findings at review meetings. Continue with project in original concept or modify direction based on commentary and decisions of projects review committee.
  • Suggest new test methods and equipment/apparatus to R&D lab.
  • Set up prototype equipment and use experimental materials to test theories developed. Prepare scientific and technical reports.
  • Participate in industry consortia.
  • Works on customer-oriented projects, with manufacturing and technical personnel to test out theories or findings.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
    • Entry level knowledges of thermoset polymer formulation or polymer science new graduates with a BS degree in chemistry, or a related field with about less than 5 years experience in polymer materials are welcome to apply.
    • Experiences in printed circuit materials is not necessarily required. The experience in the polymer materials is more important.
    • People who are motivated to do experiment by themselves and capable to interpret the results are welcome to apply.
    • Requires the attitude to understand the meaning of each process and improve it (sample making condition, evaluation methods etc.), not just doing as a routine.
    • High reasoning capability required and ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions.
    • Communication skills are required to work with people with different job grade. Requires the attitude to co-work, collaborate with others, not easily conflicting or avoiding the communication.
    • Preferably someone who can work actively rather than passively.
    • The successful candidate must be team oriented with the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal are a necessity.
    • Requires a "can do" attitude with the ability to perform and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • The ability to maintain confidentiality is required.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSNone required.TRAINING REQUIREDHazard Communication Training.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSBasic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.LANGUAGE SKILLSThe ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels. Possess effective speaking, writing and comprehension skills.REASONING ABILITYHigh reasoning capability required. Must be able to assess any situation quickly and make sound decisions based on limited information. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions. Ability to effectively deal with problems in different situations.The environmental categories described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The work environment is fast paced.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have the ability to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel or grasp objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move/carry light to medium weights of up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREDSafety Glasses & Safety Shoes when in production area.OFFICE EQUIPMENT USED FOR THE JOBComputer, phone, copy machine, email.PAY$75,000-80,000 per yearWORK SCHEDULE/OVERTIMEMonday to Friday.OTHER
      • Must successfully pass pre-employment background and drug screening.
      • Subject to drug/alcohol testing when there is reasonable suspicion.
      • Must report to work on-time daily as scheduled.
      • Must abide by all policies and procedures of the Company.x7xNrRqRxN

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