R&D Scientist I

Date: Jan 8, 2023

Location: Dayton – Ohio, US, 45377

Company: Heraeus

R&D Scientist I
Location Dayton – Ohio
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading, family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.



As an employer, we offer open space - For Designers. For Forward Thinkers. For Doers. Innovation has been the secret of our sustained business success for 165 years, and you can have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to help us write that next chapter of success.


Here are just a few of the things you will get to do: 


  • Develops new products and utilizes skills in organic chemistry, organo-metallic and heterocyclic compounds along with the development and characterization of materials.
  • Independently plans, directs, and conducts research activities supporting the design of new products to customer or industry specifications or the modification of existing products for new applications.
  • Analyzes, identifies, and solves problems or customer complaints regarding existing products and originate formula or process changes for new applications.
  • Records precise results and findings in laboratory book, database and/or files.
  • Acts as a subject mater expert (SME) and provide technical information and advice with other departments as needed.
  • Authors technical reports, technical papers, patent applications, project updates, and technical overviews as required.



We are looking for people who are not just open to new ideas, but want to bring fresh thinking, energy, and a creative perspective to their work. Some of the traits and qualifications the ideal candidate would possess include:


  • A minimum of a master’s degree in chemistry or related field. A PhD is preferred.
  • At least 3 years’ experience of industry laboratory experience is required, or the equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Must possess experience in heterocyclic compounds, organo-metallic and organic chemistry within the semiconductor industry or related field is highly preferred.
  • Must have the ability to schedule and prioritize effectively.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Be a self-starter with an attention to detail.
  • Organizational skills, teamwork skills, the ability to multi-task, and exhibit a high level of initiative is needed.

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati