The Dow Chemical Company is seeking to hire a full-time research
engineer in the Chemometrics group in the Manufacturing Analytical
Technology Center based in Freeport, Texas starting in 2011.
Chemometrics is a fast growing area in Dow and the primary focus of this
job is to apply process chemometrics (multivariate statistical analysis
tools) to troubleshoot complex manufacturing problems and to develop
technology to address manufacturing issues.  This role will also require
broad problem-solving capabilities through collaboration with other
manufacturing and R&D personnel.  The applicant will need to be capable
of managing multiple projects in parallel and learning new data analysis
techniques promptly.    

The key job responsibilities include:
*	Troubleshooting manufacturing process and quality problems by
incorporating chemistry and engineering knowledge into multivariate data
*	Consultation with internal Dow manufacturing clients to define
and meet their needs in multivariate statistical data analysis to
improve process and product quality.
*	Performing research and leveraging emerging technology in
multivariate statistical analysis into Dow. 

The ideal candidate will have: 
*	EDUCATION: Ph.D. or Post-Doc (with no industrial working
experience) in Chemical Engineering or closely related field with a
strong background in multivariate statistical analysis. 
*	TECHNICAL: Proficiency in chemometric techniques (such as PCA,
PLS) applied to manufacturing data.  In addition, familiarity with
current commercial and academic software (such as SIMCA, JMP), computer
languages (such as MatlabTM, VBA) is necessary.
*	TEAMWORK:  Must be able to work effectively as a team member in
a self-directed team environment globally.  Must be able to translate
and communicate statistical results to non-statistics experts.
Demonstrates leadership skills, and actively participates in team
*	INITIATIVE:  Overcome obstacles (capital, resources, time) to
achieve results.  Self-driven to actively generate, pursue and complete
projects.  Identify value-creation opportunities to apply chemometrics.
*	LEARNING:  Interested and effective in learning new data
analysis techniques through internal research collaboration, workshop,
and journal reading.  
*	VALUE CREATION: Must be able to recognize opportunities and
interact directly with clients to deliver effective solutions.
Prioritize multiple projects and effectively allocate resources to
maximize value creation.
*	COMMUNICATION: Strong verbal and written communication skills,
including technical writing and presentation. 

Applicants should apply through,
for job # 1004457.  Please also submit resume to Leo Chiang
([log in to unmask]).  All resumes should be received by October 22, 2010.

> __________________________________________
> Leo Chiang, Ph. D.
	Lead Analytical Specialist

> Modeling/Chemometrics
> Analytical Tech Center
> The Dow Chemical Company
> 2301 Brazosport Blvd., B1225
> Freeport, TX 77541
> phone: 979-238-5377
> fax: 979-238-0100