TS&D Technician

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Position: TS&D Technician

Primary location Singapore (SGP), Singapore

Schedule: Full time

Date Posted: 11/01/2022

Job Number: R2035737

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Provides basic technical support to Scientists in the preparation and execution of experimental activities and studies. Uses existing procedures to provides technical support for product development, application development, technical service, and/or product or process research.

Responsibilities / Duties
  • Works as part of a team in a laboratory supporting Scientists in developing, screening and commercializing new products and process.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculation from basic formulation provided by scientist and convert to bath formulation, and sample cutting, followed by coating on substrates required, generate accurate performance data to support claims,  documents using internal reporting process
  • Manages and then safely executes laboratory work requests, maintaining and running relevant laboratory apparatus and testing equipment and documenting data.
  • Acts responsible for calibration, safe operation, and routine maintenance of simple and moderately complex instruments or machinery, and troubleshoots faulty equipment effects repairs or initiates repair processes as appropriate.
  • Maintains inventories of consumable materials, chemicals, and supplies related to activities by anticipating usage rates, order lead times, and ordering/purchasing procedures impacting the accuracy of own work, (Manage laboratory quote request, vendor code request, purchase requisition / purchase order),
  •  maintain inventory samples (chemical / non-chemical), Sample preparation and packaging and to arrange shipment
  • Promptly and effectively communicates issues to Technology Leader or lead scientists in order to enable or accelerate problem resolution.
  • Actively participate in work group team meetings to address safety, process improvement, problem solving, and other work group, department, and functional topics.
  • Ensure 5S laboratory cleanliness, ensure compliance to chemical storage / handling / waste disposal,
  • Be a Lab Safety representative, ensure lab safety procedure is in place and execute routine safety check and auditing.
  • ~80% of lab work (Solvents and Chemical handling involved)

Education and desired qualifications
  • Diploma in Science / Chemistry / Polymer Science / Chemical Engineering or any other related discipline
  • Atleast 2 years of working experience in chemical Lab (Dow will provide on-job training), Experience in Pressure sensitive industry or Electronics industry will be an advantage but not mandatory as training will be provided
  • Experience of working on FTIR, Instron tester / adhesion test, DSC, TGA will be advantageous
  • Good command of English (both spoken and written).
  • Basic Microsoft Office knowledge (Words, Excel, Presentation, Outlook). Other computer programs like SAP would be added advantage
  • High safety ethics, Able to work independently with self motivation
  • Open to routine / repetitive laboratory testing work task
  • Good planning, time, management, good judgement in prioritization, execution of work

Dow Offers: 

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment 
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth 
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world 
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others 

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to achieve profitable growth and deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment.  We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.