Dow Chemical Product Chemistry Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Dow AgroSciences, LLC has an exciting and challenging opportunity in theProduct Chemistry Manager Teamwithin the Crop Protection Product Design and Development R&D for a Product Chemistry Manager. The product chemistry manager will lead projects that enable registration of new and existing active ingredients along with their agricultural products. This position is located in Indianapolis, IN.

Primary Responsibilities:*

  • Manage projects required for global product-chemistry registration in the areas of physical properties, analytical methods, product stability and batch analysis of active ingredient and formulated products.

  • Design and implement product specifications of technical material.

  • Actively participate on global, cross-functional teams.

  • Validate and execute analytical methods in the laboratory and work directly with Contract Research Organizations to provide required data.

  • Initiate, coordinate, format according to requirements and issue reports needed for registration and re-registration of end use products and active ingredients.

  • Act as Study Director to plan, write protocols and carry out analytical studies in support of registration and development.

  • Partner with other DAS research organizations from multiple disciplines (Manufacturing, R&D, Regulatory, Supply Chain) to communicate project progress and timelines.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree discipline in Analytical Chemistry or a related science is preferred.

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience is preferred.

  • A strong analytical chemistry background and project management experience is preferred.

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, and customer focused environment.

  • Prior experience with conducting physical properties studies and analytical method validations following EPA FIFRA or OECD GLP is preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to effectively interact with a diverse group of customers, peers, plant personnel, R&D, regulatory, and industrial experts.

  • Accepts responsibility and takes ownership of projects.

  • Possesses excellent problem solving and time management skills. Shows initiative toward research planning and execution.

  • Demonstrates flexibility to accommodate urgent projects.

  • Technical proficiency in using Scientific Methodology to solve complex problems with high impact.

  • Focus on continuous improvement in the areas of technology, cost, and process efficiency.

  • Anticipate future trends and has options in mind to enable quick actions.

  • Values environmental health and safety.

About DowDuPont:

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at:

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • 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

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


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