• location: Katy, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per year
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Permanent position: Lead Research and Development Scientist needed in West Houston, Texas. This person will be responsible for leading the research projects into new catalytic processes in the field of transportation fuels and chemicals. this is an exciting opportunity to work in a state of the art facility with a team of petrochemical experts.

Responsibilities for the Scientist
  • Participate in discussions to generate new ideas of catalysts and adsorbents, catalytic processes and separation technologies
  • design and execute experimental plans and analysis
  • work with a team to create and implement process development processes
  • perform hands on lab tests and lead pilot plant tests for new catalytic processes
  • perform techno-economic analyses to determine the economic viability of process technologies
  • Present technical results to executive committees
Requirements for the Scientist

  • 10+ years of post graduate work experience in petrochemical or refining Research and Development
  • PhD in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Refining and petrochemical experience in professional, commercial environment
  • Proven track record of catalytic discovery and commercialization
  • Understand the fundamentals of chemistry such as separations, thermodynamics and kinetics, and reaction engineering as well as their application in hydrocarbon conversion processes
  • strong experience on catalyst discovery and synthesis for hydrocarbon processing

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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    • location: Katy, TX
    • job type: Permanent
    • salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per year
    • date posted: 9/3/2019