The world of electronics and communications is fast-paced and ever changing. Dow’s clear view on the future and development of technologies at, and often ahead of, industry and related category trends keeps you globally competitive and ahead of the game.
Dow Electronic Materials technologies have become critical to the industry, such that 95% of smart devices on the market are manufactured using Dow innovations.
Whether your goal is to develop more vibrant flat screen displays or to develop faster, more powerful computer chips, Dow works with you to define the challenge and deliver a unique solution, every time.
The core responsibilities that would fall within the Lead Research Specialist role are as follows :
Define and conduct research on projects using advanced knowledge of scientific principles, theory and experimental design to solve problems in chemical mechanical planarization.
Develop and implement technical process and / or product solutions for CMP(Chemical Mechanical Polishing) challenges through hands-
on experimentation / problem-solving as driven by customer engagements.
Generate sound research data, interpretation of results, and data handling.
Consistently apply the scientific method in the planning and execution of experimental plans and problem solving. Formulate hypotheses and develop experimental plans to test hypotheses.
Demonstrate the appropriate use of Six Sigma tools to solve complex problems.
Keep current with developments in in the area of CMP(Chemical Mechanical Polishing) technology. Initiate steps to secure right to practice and / or patent protection for new technologies.
Serve as peer coach and provides constructive advice on projects within the team.
Modifies communication appropriately to both internal and external audiences.
Communicate and appropriately document work in the form of internal reports / presentations and external publications / presentations (when appropriate).
Draft and submit patent disclosures as appropriate.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of team alignment with R&D(Research & Development) and Business goals.
Serve on multi-disciplinary project teams to collaborate, provide technical input, and deliver results aligned with team deliverables.
Identify relevant external networks and collaborators : develop external contact network, in particular with key customers.
Understand and follow appropriate EH&S(Environment, Health & Safety) standards, policies and procedures applicable to their job.
Lead by example in the area of safety behaviors by promoting safe work habits.
Required Qualifications :
Prior technical research experience in CMP(Chemical Mechanical Polishing) field.
A track record of technical problem solving
Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to successfully partner with team members and stakeholders from multiple backgrounds
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to deliver presentations that distill complex ideas and proactively communicate results and progress to customers, technical teams, supervision, management, and business leadership.
Preferred Qualifications :
Proficient in English language
Minimum of two years’ experience as a process or product engineer is preferred. Demonstrated track record to solve challenging chemical engineering problems, in particular in the area of process engineering.
Education and Training :
Minimum of Bachelor degree, preferably in one of the disciplines listed below, is required; Candidates with advanced degrees may be given advanced consideration.
Six Sigma Green Belt Project Leader or higher Certification is desirable
DowDuPont (NYSE : DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-
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The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-
alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
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