• ADNOC Group Careers | Lead Researcher - Wire & Cable | Borouge, UAE

    ADNOC Group Careers | Lead Researcher - Wire & Cable | Borouge, UAE

    Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Job Description

    The jobholder drives, manages & oversees the plans and the research projects handled by jobholders at level 2 and below.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • He/she should apply intensive and diversified knowledge of material characterisation (from both APT and/or MAT areas) especially used in wire and cable application, transformation process and polimerisation technologies in broad areas of assignments, ensuring the resolution of unprecedented research problems.

    • This position is a recognized international authority/expert within more than one area of expertise (from APT and/or MAT).

    • He/she should thus be frequently consulted, by external interfaces. Proactive input to development projects and support on customer developments are a requirement for this level.He/she should proactively monitor external developments in own field, leading and exploring new research techniques and concepts.

    • The position holder should act as interface between different groups, e.g., R&D groups, Laboratories (SSG), Business Units, Marketing, IPR and external customers

    Job Requirements

    • 15 years of relevant research and laboratory experience

    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, other languages desirable.

    • Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature judgments in conducting research programs, developing new technologies, and developing standards and methods for others to follow.

    • IT proficiency

    • Relevant research experience on a broader range of fields, including polimerisation technologies, manufacturing/material conversion processes, material characterisation (analytics & other relevant mechanical and end properties).

    • PHD in Polymer Science & Technology or equivalent.

    • Excellent understanding of patenting process, claim writing, FTO evaluations and agreements. With some credit for publications, patents. Significant knowledge on competitor and other external Research Institutes capabilities in what regards characterisation methods within at least 2 different areas of expertise within APT and/or MAT.

    • Excellent general knowledge of polymer chemistry and physics. Very good knowledge of polymeric materials, application of plastics, processing technology, basic techniques of analytical chemistry, metrology and principles of laboratory quality.

    • Excellent knowledge of the process from polymers to products (wire & cable)

    • Excellent knowledge in polymer characterization of XLPE used in wire & cable application. (ex. Dissipation factor, volume resistivity, surface resistivity, electrical breakdown, hot set, water aging, additive analysis, peroxide soaking, carrot scorch, ESCR, cable pressure testing, space charge, tensile testing, extrosiometer, etc.).

    • In depth knowledge of research methodologies.Significant understanding of W&C business and market needs

    • Excellent understanding of XLPE products in the market.

    • Ability to communicate internally and externally with individuals or groups.

    • Ability to work in multi-cultural and cross-functional teams. Cooperative team player and communicator who is willing to pro-actively share knowledge with others.

    • Good “Helicopter view” skills

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Borouge, ADNOC Group

    Vacancy Type: Full-time Job

    Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

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