• ADNOC Group UAE Careers | Senior Researcher | Borouge

    ADNOC Group UAE Careers | Senior Researcher | Borouge

    Location: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

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

    • He/she should apply intensive and diversified knowledge of material characterisation (from both APT and/or MAT areas), 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

    • 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.

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

    • Excellent understanding of Borouge’s products and good understanding of competitor products.


    • 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).

    Skills & Attributes

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

    • Ability to follow Borouge Values

    • 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

    • Attention to details, adequate dexterity and patience.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge), ADNOC Group

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A