FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural and lithium technologies. We are proud that our products help grow the world's food, improve health and contribute to a more sustainable energy supply.
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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.
FMC Research & Development, Formulations is seeking highly motivated, experienced Associate Scientists to join our Formulation team at Stine Research Center, Newark, DE. This is a great time to become part of the formulations group to continue to drive our robust pipeline and support our existing products.
Working under the direction of a senior chemist with limited supervision, this individual will prepare formulations for agricultural solutions using novel technologies and perform physical tests on the formulations in order to characterize the products and to simulate and understand performance attributes. The successful candidate will also perform physical and chemical characterization of active ingredients and support the evaluation of new technologies for the organization.
Laboratory work involves wet and dry chemical techniques (e.g., milling, extrusion and granulation, emulsification and suspensibility tests, solution release tests), operation of physical-chemical instrumentation (e.g., particle size analyzer, zeta potential analyzer), and use of small-scale preparative equipment (e.g., high-shear mixers, laboratory reactors). Preliminary interpretation of results and testing data is required. The individual in this position may be given responsibility for projects of a more limited scope.
Below are highlights of key responsibilities
A Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, physics, or other related degree concentration with 1 – 3 years of experience or an Associate degree in chemistry or related field with 5 years of laboratory research experience.
FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace.