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Lyondell Chemical Company RandD Scientist in Cincinnati, Ohio

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourthconsecutive year.Basic FunctionLyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the SandP 500, is seeking a Scientist to join our RandD Analytical team at the Cincinnati Technology Center (CTC) located in the Cincinnati, OH area.As a member of the team you will support the RandD Analytical Laboratory business needs. This position reports to the Analytical Lab Manager of the Cincinnati Technology Center. Position offers a competitive base salary, bonus, pension plan, 401K matching, generous benefits package, education assistance, employee discounts and relocation to Cincinnati.Roles and ResponsibilitiesThis position will utilize a variety of Analytical testing techniques (including LC-MS, GC-MS) to solve problems related to fundamental polymer research, and technical support for our manufacturing organization. * Plan, design and execute method development and implementation programs to reach business objectives.* Serve as technical resource, maintain high-standards, positive attitude, good work ethics and train lab associates.* Participate in internal Expert Groups to leverage best practices, keep up-to-date with advances in the field of polymer research, and introduce new analytical technologies, including new instrument evaluations and recommendations.* Serve on multidisciplinary teams supporting research efforts by solving complex problems.* Ensure safe and efficient laboratory operations, overseeing the necessary calibrations, maintenance of the laboratory equipment, safe handling of all chemicals and assisting with testing as needed.* Ensure alignment of analytical testing, communication with management and customers while understanding priorities with business requirementsResponsibilities:? Provide technical leadership in the areas of LC-MS and GC-MS analysis ? Utilize analytical knowledge to solve problems specifically in the area of small molecule characterizations.? Utilize different types of Analytical techniques as needed to analyze samples submitted to the lab and consistently deliver high quality reliable results while meeting customer expectations and throughput goals? Responsible for receiving, preparing, testing, interpreting data, reporting statistics, entering and/or uploading to the LIMS? Develop new methods as necessary in support of projects ? Conduct analytical testing associated with assigned projects ? Maintain all instruments in good working condition, including required routine calibration? Interface effectively with RandD managers, supervisors, researchers, other technicians, engineers, site HSE and other support staff for the planning and execution of efficient experimental programs with the highest attention to detail and data integrity? Focus on contributing a positive attitude, promoting positive work environment and high degree of teamwork? Exhibit excellent s