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Shanghai, CN

Title:  Research Scientist

Research Scientist, Analytics Team, Shanghai R&D

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future. If you have the right mix of curiosity and drive to tailor and apply chemistries to help our customers succeed we want to talk to you.


We are now looking for an experienced Research Scientist to join Analytics Team at our Shanghai R&D Center. You will work for analytical test method development, optimization, and validation. You will together with sourcing, product and marketing management and with sales and application teams provide high quality data to support business need.


Kemira R&D and Technology is a critical enabler within Kemira, securing organic growth and further differentiation in the market through co-creation and innovation with our customers.


Main responsibilities are:


  • Strong quantitative analysis capability in organic compound. Familiar with all kinds of sample treatment method and can develop method independently and timely.
  • Responsible for routine analytical analysis such as deposit, paper defect, requalification, residue, physical and chemical property.
  • Proactive communication with customer, understand customer’s needs, design test method and experiment for customer.
  • Collaboration with other R&Ds and other teams to meet business and project requirement.
  • Take charge of operation and maintenance of responsible instruments and analytical method’s review and management regularly
  • Complete other assigned work timely.



What we offer:   ‘


  • Work as a key member in analytical science and troubleshooting for internal and external customer service
  • Good opportunity to develop your expertise and work with global R&D that let you perform at your best.
  • Work in a Global, Finnish company that is committed to innovation, care for people and is dedicated to customer success.
  • Excellent environment for further developing and expanding your strengths and competencies as an expert in organic and inorganic analysis of paper chemicals.
  • Attractive compensation and benefit package in the market.



What you need:

  • Bachelor degree or above in analytical, chemical or papermaking background.
  • Familiar with organic and inorganic analysis, strong capacity in troubleshooting.
  • Operate analytical instruments independently such as GPC, FT-IR, GC/MS, HPLC, TGA, DSC, ICP, and so on.
  • 5 or more years related work experience in analytical science.
  • Good collaboration, communication and reporting skills.
  • Fluency in reading, listening, writing, and speaking English.

Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectation no later than June 30 2019 to at


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2018, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.6 billion and 4,915 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.




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