Dow Chemical Dow Performance Silicon Process Engineering Specialist in Shanghai, China

The role will be one key technical role as Process Research and Development Engineer in China, covering multiple Elastomer technologies (RTV, HTV, EM) to support Construction, Automotive, Engineering Material etc. business innovation growth. The successful applicant will be responsible for lab, pilot process studies, scaleup in production units to bring high value products to markets. Candidate has the responsibility of:

  • Develop efficient and robust process for new product commercialization, get optimized equipment setting up and processing conditions to make sure the successful scale up in manufacture with consistent product quality.

  • Process development and research on process innovation and new technology in China, can lead new process development with internal or external customer new/higher requirement for existing products to support business growth.

  • Leverage Shanghai lab capability on lab experiments study and leading scale up in ZhangJiaGang(ZJG) and SongJiang(SJ) site, mainly support ZJG projects.

  • Drive innovative filler treatment, mixing/compounding process among those Elastomer technologies besides understanding formulations and silicone cure chemistry.

  • Develop new process to rich into global process technology roadmap to drive cost/capital-effective process globally.

  • Demonstrate a keen interest in laboratory work, new technology in both batch and continuous process for silicone related industry combined with good proactive learning agility to create innovative value.

  • Identify fundamental principle of process with lab scale, pilot scale studies, translate and apply knowledge gained to the manufacturing process.

  • Have good scientific and engineering methodologies. Previous successful experience with scale-up and commercialization of new products is preferred.

  • Have a good intellectual property and documentation sense, good understanding of how to access and present technical information that includes technical report, patents, papers, trade journal articles etc.

  • good sense on safety, customer focus with good business acumen, drive for results attitude, hard work and good time management. Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with good stakeholder management and collaborative leadership demonstration.

  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communications skills in both English and Mandarin.

  • MS/PhD Chemical Engineer or Chemistry related

  • Preferably 5 or more years working experiences (expertise/knowledge in compounding and mixing technology, polymer chemistry is a plus).

About DowDuPont

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-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at .

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 in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.


Dow Performance Silicon Process Engineering Specialist



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