Shanghai, CN

Location Details: 

Title:  Senior Research Scientist

Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.              



We are now looking for a Senior Research Scientist for our Shanghai R&D Center. You will work with teammate for new product development (polymer and sizing). You will together with global R&D and APAC manufacture teams to scale up and commercialize new products to support business needs.


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.


In this role you will be responsible for:


What you’ll bring to the team:  

  • PhD/MSc degree in  organic chemistry & polymer chemistry from an accredited college/university
  • Over 5 years of experience in chemical industrial
  • Rich knowledge in molecular design
  • Strong hands on experimental skill in laboratory
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of wet chemistry analysis or instrument analysis
  • Able to effectively communicate scientific results both orally and in written reports demonstrated by external publications.
  • Is capable of working well in a team environment.
  • Fluent in both oral and written English


What you can expect from us:

  • Good opportunity to develop your expertise and 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 water-intensive industry.
  • Attractive compensation and benefit package in the market.


Ready to create better every day? Join Kemira!

For more information, please contact local HR by email hr.apac@kemira.com


Please apply with CV no later than June 30, 2024 at kemira.com/careers.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.



Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. Our customers include industrial and municipal water treatment operators, and pulp & paper industry among others. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on water treatment, renewable solutions, and digital services. In 2023, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.4 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.