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Wilmington, DE, United States (on-site)
9 days ago
Wilmington, Delaware, United States (on-site)
9 days ago


Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 47 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,000 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2022 US Best Managed Company. 


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The Senior Metallurgist will be responsible for the technical leadership of the Metallurgical Services Group.  The primary focus of this position is providing metallurgical support to our external customer’s in collaboration with our commercial and application teams. The support includes but is not limited to complete metallurgical failure analysis, corrosion assessment, metallurgical compatibility, and evaluation of metallurgical issues via photos. This position may also provide technical guidance to the research and development group as well as manufacturing plants. 


  • Minimum Education: BS in Chemistry, Material Science or related Field with 10+ years of Metallurgical Failure Analysis Experience
  • Proven knowledge and experience with root cause metallurgical failure analysis including demonstrated recognition and understanding of material degradation mechanisms (e.g. general corrosion, underdeposit corrosion, crevice corrosion, flow-assisted or flow-induced corrosion, stress-corrosion cracking, fatigue cracking, and thermal degradation of metals).
  • Experienced in all aspects of metallurgical testing lab capabilities including sample preparation, etching, and interpretation of microstructures.
  • Knowledge of physical and chemical properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals associated with industrial, pulp & paper, and utility systems.  Knowledge of welding procedures also preferred.
  • Knowledge of industrial cooling and boiler water treatment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate regularly with international functional groups, sales, field applications, R&D, and marketing.
  • Knowledge of corrosion coupon testing

Preferred but not required: 

  • Familiarity with the design of industrial, pulp & paper, and power generation systems, piping/fluid transport systems and associated equipment.

At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team. 


Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67899005
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Wilmington, Delaware, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Solenis
  • Position Title: Senior Metallurgist
  • Industry: Chemical,Environmental Science,Manufacturing,Materials & Composites,Process Equipment
  • Job Function: Research & Development
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Bachelors
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $110,000.00 - $120,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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