Semiconductor Technology R&D department of Dow Electronic Material in Korea has an opening for a raw material Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for raw materials development engineering of polymers, monomers and other additives in semiconductor business. This will be a pivotal connection between research, development, manufacturing, purchasing, quality team in Dow EM ST and external suppliers.Key responsibilities

Lead raw materials development from laboratory scale to high volume manufacturing at supplier. Responsible for supplier selection, tech transfer to supplier and troubleshooting any issues regarding raw materials with inter-department teams

Interact with R&D, supplier, purchasing, manufacturing, supply Chain and QC to secure raw materials in a robust way, Understand current raw material manufacturing capabilities and lead raw material quality/cost improvement project, Design and perform experiments and analyze data to ensure raw material’s robustness

Utilize engineering fundamentals such as heat/mass transfer and mixing to solve complex problems

Manage and prioritize several projects at various stages of projects

Organize data, write up technical reports and deliver effective presentations


MS degree in chemistry or chemical engineering is required

Strong interpersonal skills, team-player attitude and detail-oriented mindset are highly desired

Ability to balance multiple competing priorities is desired

Thorough understanding of organic chemistry, polymer chemistry and analytical (GPC, LC, GC, DLS and NMR) is highly preferred

3 years of experience in research, development, scale up or laboratory is preferred

Understanding of statistical process control and six sigma are preferred

Knowledge and experience in process control are preferred

Country:  Chonan, Republic of Korea

Schedule: Full-time

Job Number: 1502616

Dow Electronic Material in Korea

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