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R&D SR. Specialist

Posted 17 Oct 2017

Branchburg, New Jersey - United States

Req Id 165454


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Who We Are: EMD Performance Materials, the North American high-tech materials brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, comprises a portfolio for applications in fields such as consumer electronics, lighting, coatings, printing technology, plastics, and cosmetics. Key products are: display materials, LED materials for lighting as well as OLED materials for lighting and displays, functional materials for solar panels and energy solutions, effect pigments as well as active ingredients and fillers for cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical products, effect pigments and functional materials for coatings, printing and plastics and high-purity specialty chemical materials for the electronics and semiconductor industry and is currently working on innovative materials for technologies that enable solar energy to be used efficiently and energy-saving LEDs and OLEDs to be developed.

We are Technical Services US/EU in SABF (Specialty Accounts Business Field) in PM-I. We provide technical services to many semiconductor customers in US and EU

Primary focus is technical support of our semiconductor customers in the US and EU. Troubleshoot & resolve customer-related issues on our products. Ensure product promotion and support new customer opportunities. Supervise and prioritize own work. Work scope includes, but not limited to, lithography processing, defect analysis, DOE and any other wafer processing for our customers. Provide accurate monthly report and contribute to monthly group meeting.

Key Skills / Knowledge

  • BS/BA degree in math/science/engineering from an accredited college or university; or the equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
  • High level of self-directing capability, handling multi-tasks simultaneously, good problem solving skills.
  • Minimum of 3~5 years, Semiconductor industry experience, and familiar with concerned process.
  • Excellent coaching , interpersonal, and communications skills.
  • Fluent in English & efficient in MS office softwares.
  • Knowledge on Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or material science is desired but not a must.
  • Domestic & International travel expected 25-30%

Relocation not available for this position

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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