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Electron Microscopy Associate

Company: Chemours
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to-join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world. At Chemours, our purpose is to help create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry!The Chemours Titanium Technologies Product Development Organization located at the Chemours Discovery Hub in Newark, DE has an open position for a Senior Staff Scientist in the Electron Microscopy Competency.- This is an important role within the Company and the Science and Technology function. This position will report to the Global Product Development Manager for the Titanium Technologies Business but will take functional guidance from the leader of the Electron Microscopy team. The successful candidate will interact broadly with scientists in the Titanium Technologies, Advanced Performance Materials and Thermal Specialized Solutions around the globe.? The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The primary duty of this Senior Staff Scientist in the Electron Microscopy competency will be to perform Materials Science analyses using a Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), Energy Dispersive Spectrometry (EDS), Electron Energy Loss Spectrometry (EELS), and optical microscopy to determine the physical and chemical structure of solid materials in order to describe structure/performance relationships of materials and use that understanding to suggest improvements and solve problems across all Chemours businesses.
  • The secondary duty of this position is to operate the environmental and extreme resolution Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEMs) for additional material characterization.
  • Prepare samples for electron microscopy imaging
  • Operation of TEM and SEM instrumentation to image and analyze solid samples such as TiO2 pigments, solid-state heterogenous catalysts and various products in their end-use state are included in the responsibilities of this role.
  • Compilation of the results in reports to the internal customers. Internal customers are researchers, manufacturing and quality control.
  • Arrange for equipment service as needed.-
  • Maintain all records relevant to instrument usage, maintenance, chemical stocks and other inventories.-
  • Maintain lab environment and records in compliance with Environmental Health & Safety requirements
  • Engage in periodic interactions with other-functional groups
  • Periodically interact with external contacts including vendors and professional organizations.
  • Exercise judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Use professional experience and judgement to contribute to development of Microscopy Services and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways.- The following is required for this role:
    • Bachelor's or master's degree (or equivalent experience) in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or related field
    • Significant and hands-on experience working with high resolution TEM and SEM imaging
    • Experience with sample preparation for TEM and SEM
    • Working knowledge of design, theory and operation of modern scanning electron microscopes, including skill and experience in their operation.
    • Ability to troubleshoot when problems arise and determine course of action for maintenance and service.-
    • Familiarity with digital image acquisition and analysis.
    • Knowledge of safety protocols and standard operating procedures needed to carry out all job responsibilities in a safe manner in order to protect one's self and those around them, minimizing or eliminating exposure to hazardous materials and/or conditions.
    • Demonstrated organizational skills and technical problem solving skills. The individual must be able to organize electronic data, information and images as well as laboratory equipment (microscopes, sample preparation, etc.).
    • Ability to work with a variety of internal customers from different functions and businesses and ability to understand their specific analytical needs
    • Must be able to work independently and with a team
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent team player The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:
      • Experience with cryo-microtome
      • Hands-on experience with Electron Microscopy including sample preparation and interpretation of data Benefits:
        • Competitive Compensation
        • Comprehensive Benefits Packages
        • 401(k) Match
        • Employee Stock Purchase Program
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Commuter Benefits
        • Learning and Development Opportunities
        • Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives
        • Company-paid Volunteer Days WE'RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY. We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch-in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry.- OUR APPROACH We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture,-our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves-at Chemours and in life. The -ours- in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We're thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team. OUR CULTURE Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations. Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours. They are-Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship, Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins. We were honored to be named a -Great Place to Work-Certified Company- for 2019-2020--our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor's HIRE VETS program in 2019. Chemours is an equal opportunity employer Chemours is an E-Verify employer Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say -We Are Living Chemistry-.YourMembership. Keywords: Cleaner, Location: Newark, DE - 19702

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