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Principal Scientist in Port Washington, New York at Pall

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Job ID: SHA000775

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Position Summary:
Experience R&D professional for melt processing of polymer materials 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Individual contributor for R&D projects  
    • Formulation development of polymers systems for melt processing
    • Process development for thin film thermoplastics
    • Materials characterization (rheology, microstructure, mechanical properties)
  • Lab safety supervision, equipment maintenance 
  • Domestic and/or global travel required:5% to 15% 
  • Position is a growth opportunity for the right individual.
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Experience in polymer processing (melt compounding, extrusion, injection molding) preferred
  • Working knowledge of surface interactions, polymer blending, metrology, and data analysis
  • Experience with surface modification processes
  • Strong record of creativity/innovation preferred
  • Work as a part of diverse, multi-functional teams, and lead individual project segments. 
  • Generate and execute experimental plans and communicate results. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as project management/leadership capabilities. 

Job Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Materials Science/Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related technical discipline with a focus towards polymeric materials.  
  • 8+ years experience in industrial R&D, product/process development, and/or manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD degree with 5+ years experience

Pall is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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