• Senior Method Developer Houston
  • Valmet in Houston, TX, Iran
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

Are you a professional looking to expand your career with an industry front runner in the Houston, TX?

Deciding on your next employer is not a decision to be made lightly. But if you want to work on the front lines of development, shaping the field as you go, keep reading to see what we have to offer...

Our winning team is built by continuous investment in skills development, leadership and well-being. As a global company, we offer many career paths to suit individual needs and aspirations. Apply your expertise in our industry leading team of automation professionals.

As an analytical methods development chemist for a process gas chromatograph manufacturer, you will apply yourself to define the analytical hardware and operating conditions required to accomplish complex customer-requested analyses through gas chromatographic methodologies such as parallel chromatography utilizing the Valmet Maxum II process gas chromatograph (PGC).

In this role you will:
• Work with team engineers to develop production drawings
• Develop new analytical methods consisting of in part:
• determining appropriate gas chromatographic column combinations
• optimizing operational parameters (e.g. carrier flows, application temperatures)
• Actively support Quotations through defining PGC solutions at RFQ stage
• Developing new supportive applications such as those required for environmental compliance
• PGC application feasibility studies
• Interface with Production Final Test to quickly troubleshoot chromatographic system anomalies.

This role reports to the Analytical Methods Development manager.

Geographical scope: Houston, TX area with <5% travel.

Typical minimum relevant experience required: 5-8+ years, represents the typical senior level position.


The incumbent must meet all these requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in chemistry, ACS accredited
• Core experiences with analytical chemistry
• 5-8+yrs experience of demonstrated proficiency with gas and/or liquid chromatography method development
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
• Effective English communication skills including technical writing
• Strong technical skills Lean/6S manufacturing skills
• Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

To be successful in this role, you must additionally be customer-focused, electro-mechanically inclined, passionate, self-guided, detailed oriented and have a strong work ethic.

We offer

We offer a challenging work environment that values innovation and suits development-minded people who enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic setting. Includes a generous wage and benefits package that includes a company-funded registered pension plan.

Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon a background check.

Additional Information

Delivering competitive technologies and services is what we do best.  At Valmet, we continue to push forward and develop ourselves, concentrating on technology, services, sustainability, local presence, and our people.

To be included in the recruiting process, please apply directly with us online. 

When everything works together

Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together.  With 14,000 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.  Our commitment to moving our customer’s performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how – and above all, teamwork.  Join the team! www.valmet.com/careers
Houston TX USA


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