Senior R&D Scientist, Latex/Polymers (Surgical Gloves)

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Engineering & Manufacturing
Salary: S$7500 - S$9000 per month + $1000 allowance + relocation benefits
Reference: BBBH8665_1605082309
Contact: Abhik Damani
Email: email Abhik

My client is a world leader in the R&D and manufacturing of complex latex and polymer products and one of its products are surgical gloves

This role is the first of its kind in Singapore - open to overseas candidates. My client will cover relocation and quarantining costs!


  • Develop novel, alternative, synthesis or characterization of synthetic latex formulations, functional coatings, and technologies for surgical gloves
  • Manage the lab scale evaluation for product development study to prove commercial value of new material/product concept.
  • Provide data-driven solutions, statistical analysis, and prepare R&D documents.
  • Apply innovative approach to product development challenges, develop intellectual property protection for key innovations.
  • Maintain and fulfil the Design History Files record upkeeping and Design Control requirements.
  • Act as a principal investigator for collaboration projects with external research institutes


  • PhD in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science or equivalent with at least 5-7 years of gloves R&D/formulation experience
  • Stronghold in formulating and evaluating of synthetic latex polymers
  • Lab experience in compounding, dip molding, performance coatings
  • Hands-on experience in product development of elastomeric materials, vulcanization process, and emulsifying system.
  • Experienced in analytical and laboratory skills characterize polymers and evaluate results
  • Strong creative, analytical and innovative problem-solving skills required
  • Travel of about 20%

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).