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R&D Associate Scientist with FMC Corporation in Newark Delaware

Type of position Full time, Industry
Employer FMC Corporation
Description of Employer FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

Location Newark Delaware
Salary Competitive based on experience
Benefits Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with match, PTO, Paid Holidays and others
Closing date of competition 1/1/2021
Date position available 11/12/2020
Description of duties FMC Corporation R&D Analytical Sciences is seeking candidates to develop, validate, and apply various modern analytical technologies and approaches for the development and commercialization of agricultural products, including intermediates, metabolites, and impurities.

The scope of the assignment includes analytical support to process and formulations development, product chemistry, regulatory science, operations and discovery. The role also includes data and report generation, both GLP and non-GLP, in support of registration, re-registration, and quality assurance of agrichemicals in FMC’s portfolio. The successful candidate is expected to be a strong team player, flexible and responsive to change to meet project quality and timing needs.

  • Develop new methods for qualitative and quantitative analyses under the direction of a Principal Investigator to meet business needs in a timely manner.
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of discovery, process, technical, and formulations samples to meet project quality and timing needs.
  • Collect data, generate summaries and reports under GLP and other appropriate regulatory guidelines
  • Operate, maintain and be technically competent in various types of analytical instrumentation (LC/UV, GC, IC, MS) including calibration and systems qualification to provide accurate and reliable data.
  • Manage lab safety and industrial hygiene aspects, including proper waste disposal procedures, to maintain a highly efficient and productive laboratory.
  • Interact with a diverse customer base on a variety of projects/tasks.
  • Provide oral and written presentations of technical and business-related work within work-team.
Qualifications sought
  • Bachelors degree in chemistry/biochemistry or equivalent experience with basic knowledge of analytical and organic chemistry5+ years of experience in an industrial research laboratory setting translating oral and/or verbal directions into empirical realities;
  • Experience with method development and analysis using chromatography (HPLC, IC, GC) with modern mass spectrometric (LC/MS, GC/MS) and spectroscopic (UV) techniques;
  • Track record of delivering on-time, quality results;
  • Experience in working independently with minimal supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Experience managing multiple demands in timeline driven environment;
  • Familiarity with (or ability to rapidly learn) computers and software packages from various instrument manufacturers.
Contact for additional information Dorothy Townsend, Talent Acquisition Business Partner – Dorothy.townsend@fmc.com
Application procedure  
Submit what Resume and cover letter if applicable
Submit to Please apply directly: https://jobs-fmc.icims.com/jobs/9365/senior-associate-scientist/job?branding=live
Additional Information At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.
FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com.
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