SABIC TCL Chemist in Mt. Vernon, Indiana

Position Title TCL Chemist

Auto Req ID 8753BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Research & Development

Job Purpose & Responsibilities Job Purpose & Responsibilities :

SABIC is looking for a creative and resourceful Chemist who is seeking to use their technical and project leadership skills to help a diversified global business achieve its ambitious goals.

The opportunities in this role are ideally suited for individuals who enjoy leading / supporting a mix of projects including new chemistry development from bench to pilot scale-up. The main focus of this positions workgroup is the development of new molecules / monomers / oligomers / polymers / copolymers & form factors to create the next generation of solutions to meet the current and anticipated needs of the customers and market segments that SABIC serves.

The ideal candidate is passionate about finding problems and developing creative solutions at all scales of materials development: the lab, pilot plant and commercial scales. This role requires an individual with strong creativity, project management skills, safety mindset and the ability to work in a global team. A history of creativity and problem solving is required for this position.

Some particular job functions include:

Identifying problems in the areas of SABICs interest and leading / supporting projects to develop differentiated solutions.

Applying new chemistry advances to produce new materials for a variety of markets.

Developing robust analytical methods and implementing sampling and measurement protocols.

Bench to pilot plant execution for scale-up of new molecules / compositions, troubleshoot and find solutions to chemistry issues.

The Research site is located in Mount Vernon, IN just outside of Evansville, IN USA

Requirements Requirements/Education:

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Polymer Science, or equivalent.

Fundamental knowledge and understanding of organic chemistry, organic synthesis, polymer synthesis, polymer structure-property relationships or related experience.

Proven technical track record with a creative mindset.

Experience in the synthesis of specialty molecules, monomers & polymers.

2+ years of relevant experience in the related field in Chemical / Materials industry is preferred, but not required.

Demonstrated excellent level of analytical problem solving and research skills.

Excellent technical, written, and verbal communication skills; able to deliver technical messages effectively to non-technical stakeholders and team members.

Able to work flexible hours as needed to accommodate global team projects.

Eligibility Requirements :

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Skill Must possess the ability to work in a team of Chemists, Chemical Engineers and Technicians.

Experience in taking programs from concept to lab and piloting preferred.

Proven clear communication skills that include the ability to interact with customers and business leadership team members.

Country United States of America

City Mt. Vernon

State/Province Indiana (IN)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a persons race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.