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Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation is at the heart of the Solvay's growth strategy. This is your opportunity to join over 2,350 people carrying out ground-breaking research at our labs in Brazil, China, France and the United States.

Being a researcher at Solvay means designing innovative, effective products and processes that are closely aligned to customer needs. It also means being part of a cross-disciplinary, multicultural community united by a passion for inventing the future of socially and environmentally responsible chemistry.

We’re looking for those with a general and/or scientific background, such as scientists or chemical engineers, including holders of Master's degrees or PhDs and post-docs, in a number of different areas.

Discover our areas of recruitment

Application Scientists

You’ll be charge of research projects and it will be your job to find innovative, cost-effective solutions while sticking to deadlines. You’ll work within a team with other talented people, coordinating the work of technicians, as well as supervising off-site co-workers such as Ph.D. students and subcontractors. It will fall to you to manage certain cross-departmental activities like safety, quality, science monitoring and lab investment.

If you’re interested in this role you should come from an academic background in Engineering or have a university degree in Chemistry.

Process Development Engineer in R&I

You’re here to make sure that we keep improving. That’s why your job is to understand and oversee all the steps involved in our R&I processes and then propose new technologies to make them even better. Driven by your curious nature, you’ll experiment and simulate scenarios to be able to take part in the industrial set-up of a new facility.

If you’re interested in this role you should come from an academic background in Engineering.

Analytical Scientists

Your research will help us identify the analysis method that is most appropriate for each project, and you’ll determine the preparation procedures of samples. In addition, you will plan, carry out, repeat and reproduce analyses with a team of technicians. It’s a fast-paced and constantly changing environment but you’ll keep up-to-date with your professional knowledge in the field by reading the latest research.

If you’re interested in this role you should come from an academic background in Engineering or Chemistry.

Tech-services Scientists

You provide assistance to customers by analyzing and finding solutions to their technical problems. Thanks to this, you’ll also establish and maintain close professional relationships with them. But far more than just that, in your role, you’ll get involved in growing our existing products and promoting new ones. Working closely with the marketing and business teams you’ll identify new areas of development, as well as support and train our Sales teams.

If you’re interested in this role you should come from an academic background in Engineering or Chemistry.

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