Dow Chemical Global Seed Treatment Formulation Platform Leader in Indianapolis, Indiana
Dow AgroSciences is looking for a Global Seed Treatment Formulation Platform Leader to join our team located in Indianapolis, IN. Dow AgroSciences is focused on providing “Solutions for the Growing World”, utilizing innovative science and technology to address challenging problems in agriculture. Dow AgroSciences is committed to building toward our future, and we have an opportunity for an experienced, innovative and results-oriented person to join our team as Global Seed Treatment Formulation Platform Leader. The role will specifically focus on leading technology and product development for a strategic growth platform in seed treatment products.
The position will primarily focus on: *
Partner with analytical, regulatory, field biology and commercial functions to develop industry leading seed treatment formulations that offer superior quality and stability.
Demonstrate expertise in fungicides, insecticides, polymers, and colorants to develop formulations with multiple active ingredients and/or biologicals.
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute a strategic formulation technology plan for next-generation seed-applied formulation product development capabilities and expertise
Influence development of equipment and test methods to support world-class seed treatment offerings that provide customer and regulatory advantages. This could include methodologies to assess plantability and flowability, coating homogeneity, dust prevention technologies, etc.
Training and development of a team of scientists in the practice and application of seed-applied technologies
Develop proprietary technology positions for the seed-applied technologies organization through partnership with external companies or universities, competitive analysis, in-licensing, as well as development of new, differentiated intellectual property
Participation in key internal and external technical forums and symposia targeted at creating leadership positions for formulation science and seed treatment products.
Bachelor's in chemistry, chemical engineering, material science or related field and 4 years related industrial experience. Alternatively, a Ph.D. in a relevant field will be considered. A strong product development and entrepreneurial mindset is critical.
Knowledge of agricultural formulations related to seed treatment is required.
Proven leadership in the commercial introduction of new technologies into the marketplace, including ability to build strong relationships with customers and commercial teams.
Demonstrated ability and passion in working collaboratively with global and cross-functional teams, including commercial, technical, operations, marketing and regulatory components.
Track record of innovative product/technology development and using a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving and opportunity development.
Strong stakeholder management skills, responsiveness and ability to prioritize
Strong business acumen is a requirement
Excellent communication skills
A proven track record of original research contributions, including development of intellectual property and experience in publishing and presenting technical papers in scientific journals and at professional symposia is important.
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.
The position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The position will require project related travel of up to 15% of the time.
- 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 www.dow-dupont.com .
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. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
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 http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.
Global Seed Treatment Formulation Platform Leader