SABIC Technology Wet Lab Technician (D) in Mt. Vernon, Indiana

Position Title Technology Wet Lab Technician (D)

Auto Req ID 8752BR

Relocation Assistance No

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Research & Development

Job Purpose & Responsibilities

SABICs Specialties business seeks a goal-focused, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about helping create solutions to customer / industry problems and has the technical skills needed to help a diversified global business achieve its ambitious goals.

Position Description

Work as a team member under the supervision of Exempt Chemists / Chemical Engineers in New Chemistry team in Resins Technology T&I and support lab efforts including but not limited to running lab scale reactions and isolations, Mini-lab for PC copolymers, Haake, micro-compounding unit, powder compaction and other research activities in LDF, standard property tests, and analytical support of New Chemistry teams projects.

Perform routine instrument calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting as required, maintaining efficiency and data quality. New method developments for New Chemistrys projects.

Provide analytical and/or technical support to Maxi-lab, PDF and Helicone operations possibly covering off-shift during operation. Collect and submit data in a timely manner in order to assist timely operations.

Prepare / submit samples for rheology, thermal, mechanical, and physical testing and ship samples for external evaluation.

Write MOCs for New Chemistry teams infrastructure, new capability projects, etc.

Collect information for ordering of laboratory chemicals / supplies and submit orders in SAP system for New Chemistry team.

Participate in lab cleaning activities, including general housekeeping, maintain chemical inventories, and transfer / dispose wastes.

This position is open in our Mt. Vernon, IN site, just west of Evansville, IN.


Degrees/ Experience: Minimum BS, Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry or related discipline; wet chemistry skills preferred. Previous industrial experience is a plus.

Demonstrated ability to solve relevant technical problems in the field of study with appropriate use of experimental design and statistical analysis.

Fundamental knowledge and understanding of organic chemistry, organic synthesis, polymer synthesis, or related experience.

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

Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels of the organization and across functional disciplines (e.g. business leaders, chemists, chemical engineers, technicians, contractors, and pilot plant and manufacturing teams).

Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple activities / tasks and deliver on their objectives.

Able to work flexible hours as needed to accommodate pilot scale-ups for projects.

Curious and motivated; demonstrated ability to appropriately leverage available resources to learn and grow technical/professional skills or to develop awareness of new techniques/approaches while delivering excellent results.

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

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.