Siemens Senior Methods Development Chemist - TX in Houston, Texas

Senior Methods Development Chemist - TX

Locations:Houston, Texas

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives

Business Unit: Process Automation

Requisition Number: 231521

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.

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Position Overview

Are you ready to design/develop gas chromatography analyses on a process gas chromatograph? Siemens Industry, Inc's Analytical Products and Solutions Business Unit has an immediate opening for a senior level Analytical Methods Development chemist for the Houston, TX facility. The successful candidate will possess, as a minimum, the requirements listed below in the Knowledge/Skills section which are necessary to provide process gas chromatographic solutions to meet customer requirements as well as be comfortable in working in a team environment.

In this role, the successful candidate will apply themselves to define the analytical hardware and operating conditions required to accomplish complex customer requested analyses through gas chromatographic methodologies such as parallel chromatography. The chemist will work with team engineers to develop production drawings as well as develop new analytical methods as needed. Method development will consist of in part, determining appropriate gas chromatographic column combinations while optimizing parameters such as carrier flows and application temperatures through experimentation.

As a senior level chemist, support of Sales and Marketing through developing new supportive applications such as those required for environmental compliance will also be part of this position’s scope in addition to mentoring manufacturing technicians performing full product testing.


  • On-job safety

  • Development of process gas chromatographic solutions

  • Implementation of Lean practices

  • Assist in standardization of work processes

  • Specify chromatographic designs for production orders

  • Interface with internal/external customers

  • Testing of designed solutions in a production environment

  • Support and development of Sales/Marketing initiated GC solutions

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 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 communication skills including technical writing

  • Strong technical skills

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 5-8+yrs experience of demonstrated proficiency with multidimensional chromatography theory and method development implementation

  • Hands-on experience with Process Gas Chromatographs (PGC)

  • Experience with Visual Basic (or equivalent) and database concepts

  • Familiarity with SAP

  • Lean/6S skills

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