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Campus Recruiting - Formulations Scientist

Company: Corteva, Inc.
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


The Product Science & Technology group at Corteva Agriscience is looking to hire talented and passionate scientists and engineers from a range of disciplines into our team at the Indianapolis Headquarters. The Product Science & Technology team is responsible for the design, development and launch of crop protection products that enable farmers to feed the world in planet-friendly ways.

We are looking for scientists who can work as part of multidisciplinary teams to create and launch sustainable and innovative solutions. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development and/or scale-up of innovative formulated products and delivery systems for crop protection, pest and vegetation management in a collaborative effort with colleagues from biology, regulatory sciences, data science, manufacturing, intellectual property, commercial, and numerous other disciplines. Responsibilities may also include development of new technical capabilities or scientific approaches to improve or accelerate research programs.

Come be a part of a team that is creating sustainable solutions for the farmers of today and tomorrow!

Responsibilities - What You'll Do:

* Lead development of new formulated products that create value for farmers and for Corteva with the support of experienced scientists and engineers

* Work cross-functionally in multidisciplinary teams to solve technical challenges across various stages of the product life cycle, from early development to manufacturing, launch, and product support

* Innovate at the interface of multiple technical disciplines to generate and test hypotheses.

* Develop and utilize cutting-edge data science, automation, processing, and characterization tools to advance understanding and ensure products and processes meet or exceed all the requirements for successful commercialization.

* Design, develop, and support production processes for our formulated crop protection products.

* Generate, document and communicate research in internal and external technical and business meetings, as well as written reports and presentations.

* Expand technical excellence and introduce new ideas for innovation and sustainability through regular monitoring of external publications and patents and engagement with external suppliers, equipment manufacturers and strategic partners in industry and academia


What You'll Bring to the Table:

* Technical Ability: Must be able to generate and interpret data to independently solve a broad range of technical problems. Must be able to work across multiple technical areas.

* Innovation: The individual must be able to solve problems by generating novel ideas and by creatively applying existing and new technology.

* Interpersonal Effectiveness and Teamwork: The individual must interact well with others and be able to build and sustain effective relationships to have success in our team-based environment.

* Initiative: Must also drive results independently as well as in teams. Must show initiative in planning and execution to meet defined goals.


* Ph.D. or post-doctoral experience in any of the following or related fields: chemistry (organic, physical, analytical, etc), chemical, biological or environmental engineering, material science, colloids and surface science, polymer science, microbiology, pharmaceutics - students expecting to graduate within the next year are encouraged to apply.

* Strong background in experimental design, data analysis, and lab operations and a proven track record of solving complex technical problems is required.

* Ability to work independently and through others to make data-based decisions and achieve goals.

* Highly effective communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and teamwork with broad technical and non-technical audiences.

Benefits -Let's peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

* Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave

* Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more

* Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment

* And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Keywords: Corteva, Inc., Indianapolis , Campus Recruiting - Formulations Scientist, Human Resources , Indianapolis, Indiana

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