Research Engineer

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  Jan 1, 2023

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter



FMC seeks a chemical engineer to join the R&D staff to support the commercial launch of novel crop protection chemicals and advance innovative best in class scale-up and manufacturing technologies. The selected candidate will support development of the formulation process technology, including development of the technology transfer package, and transfer the technology for new products to manufacturing sites worldwide. In addition, the selected candidate may oversee laboratory and pilot scale technology projects which will support the basic design of commercial equipment. The role will require up to 15% travel.



  • Work safely within a team environment
  • Enable new product introductions with the highest technical quality
  • Support manufacturing sites to gain deeper knowledge of process operations
  • Scale up of unit operations
  • Hands on development and operation of on-line, in-line, at-line process analyzers
  • Self-starter who can execute tasks within agreed upon timelines
  • Planning and organizing activities and tasks within assigned responsibilities
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply data-based decision making
  • Work closely with and influence key stakeholders (Technology Center, Manufacturing, Regulatory) to complete projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills
  • Partner in the development of engineers in the organization


Required Education

  • BS Chemical Engineering; Degree from an accredited program or university with a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • MS Chemical Engineering; Degree from an accredited program or university with a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • PhD Chemical Engineering; Degree from an accredited program or university



  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work across internal functions
  • Strong background in chemical engineering
  • Strong computing skills
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis and DOE is preferred



  • Works safely
  • Adaptive
  • Accountable
  • Self-starter
  • Effective teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Detail oriented
  • Inclusive
  • Innovative
  • Leadership


At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department

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