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Dow Biology R&D/TS&D Technologist Vacancy – Apply Online

Dow Biology R&D/TS&D Technologist Vacancy – Apply Online

Dow has an exciting opportunity for an R&D/TS&D Technologist in Collegeville, PA. The R&D/TS&D Technologist provides a variety of complex technical support to Lead Scientists and Technologist Leaders in the preparation and execution of experimental activities. Acts as a primary focal point for technical support of a process, program, product, or application within the workgroup and for internal/external clients and customers.

Provides technical support for product development, application development, technical service, and/or product or process research. Achieves project goals using technical, role-specific skills and experience, and introduces new procedures for new instrument methods, equipment changes, or new equipment.

Job Title: R&D/TS&D Technologist

Primary location Collegeville (PA, USA), Pennsylvania, United States of America

Schedule: Full time

Job Number: R2024116

Required Qualifications:

A minimum requirement for this U.S.-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience or training in the chemical lab and or industrial lab setting.
Background in organic chemistry and radical polymerization processes. Experience with air-sensitive techniques is a plus.


High School diploma or equivalent and one of the following:

  • Associates degree in Chemistry, Biology, or in a science discipline plus 5 years relevant experience
  • Bachelors’s degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, or in science discipline is required. In lieu of a degree, Dow will accept 4 or more years of relevant military experience.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Comfortable moving between various types of chemistries and projects.
  • Familiarity with standard analyses and/or willingness to take on additional training (e.g., NMR).
  • Familiarity and comfort with stoichiometry and general math skills to be able to create and edit run sheets.
  • Check and keep up with Dow Learning courses (online)
  • Attention to details and working safely in the lab
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong multi-tasking, problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills – inspire others and lead them through influence.
  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.
    Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • **The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation assistance for this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur. **

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards the individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
    On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handles complex laboratory/pilot plant tasks including complex methods and procedures and recommends variations in problem approach with little or no supervision.
  • Holds essential know-how on the safe operation of experimentation and on stewardship process, and implements these to Dow standard.
  • Independently develops and implements experimental plans and acts responsible for a wide variety of complex laboratory/pilot plant tasks requiring complex approaches and procedures.
  • Uses knowledge of the relevant technology consisting of product, test method, and testing equipment to quickly screen alternative approaches and recommends and implements variations in approaches.
  • Understands the group objectives and the business or group’s value-creating strategy and is an important contributor to the technical solutions that result in project and team success.
  • Trains other workgroup members and contractors on specific work processes, equipment, and machinery.
  • Defines and implements new testing methods for development purposes which may require creating unique configurations of existing equipment or development/fabrication of new equipment and systems.
  • Identifies the need for and is involved in implementing new processes, procedures or technology to improve performance of workgroup.

Dow Biology R&D/TS&D

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