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Lead Technologist - Interfacial science

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 3:55:13 AM
  • 2828025
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): India ; Bangalore


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power’s Water & Process Technologies is a global business that focuses on the world’s most complex water related challenges in more than 100 countries. Employing approximately 8,000 people and headquartered in Trevose,PA, Water & Process Technologies provides innovative solutions that address the growing demand for increased water availability and quality, while improving customers’ productivity and meeting more stringent environmental regulations.

GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business. The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

Role Summary:
GE Water & Process Technologies is seeking a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in surfactants and interfacial science to conduct exploratory and applied research related to hydrocarbon processing in Oil & Gas Production, Refining, and Petrochemicals applications

Essential Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will

- Effectively engage in research, development and commercialization of innovative treatment programs for hydrocarbon processing in Oil & Gas Production, Refining, and Petrochemicals applications, targeting Deposit Control/Flow Assurance, Phase Separation/Emulsion Breaking, and Asset Protection/Corrosion Inhibition
- Work with commercial and product management teams and customers to define product requirements for specific applications
- Design, organize, and execute experiments to develop new chemical compositions, mixtures and formulations
- Establish specifications and physical testing requirements for new products based on application needs
- Interact with vendors, commercial, engineering and supply chain teams as well as potential customers through the product development lifecycle.
- Communicate research results to internal and external stakeholders through reports and presentations

Qualifications/Requirements:
Master’s or PhD in Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Chemistry, Petroleum Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Science, or other related chemistry discipline

Requires
- Industrial research experience with hydrocarbon processing applications including Phase Separation/Emulsion Breaking
- Hands-on lab experience in synthesis, formulation development and product performance evaluation
- Knowledge of analytical characterization methods typically required to support product development
- Familiarity with Intellectual Property related processes and tools
- Ability to effectively anticipate and manage execution risks in response to new data and insights in a fast-paced development environment.

Desired Characteristics:
Expertise in polymers and surfactants, colloids and interfacial science & engineering
Familiarity with statistical data analysis and modeling

Locations: India ; Bangalore

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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