SIMTech is one of the national research institutes of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A* STAR). Home to more than 400 research scientists and engineers from diverse disciplines, we develop high-value manufacturing technology and human capital to enhance the competitiveness of Singapore’s manufacturing industry.
At SIMTech, we place a high degree of emphasis on maximizing staff potential and bringing out the best in each employee. For this, we offer training and development opportunities, attachments to local manufacturing companies and overseas research institutes/universities, as well as scholarships for staff interested in pursuing their PhD studies.
We are looking for energetic and highly motivated individuals who enjoy seeking out challenges while constantly striving for excellence, to join our team at the following available positions.
Research Scientist (Polymer Packaging)
Conduct research in new / advanced polymeric packaging materials and identify opportunities to improve packaging material performance, process costs and cycle times
Execute industrial and research projects in polymeric packaging materials for targeted applications
PhD in Polymer Engineering / Polymer Chemistry / related disciplines
Good knowledge and experience with polymer packaging materials and testing for packaging
Familiar with relevant processes such as moulding / forming techniques, or applications of alternative processes such as plasma / microwave / radiation processing methods
Motivated; Good communication skills; Inclined towards scientific research
Able to work effectively and independently in a team