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Development Chemist

Job Posting Date:  Nov 11, 2022
Location:  Manesar
Contract Type:  Permanent Position

 Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solution Division on MKS Instruments, develops leading process and manufacturing technologies for advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing. Applying a comprehensive systems-and-solutions approach, Atotech's portfolio includes chemistry, equipment, software, and services for innovative and high-technology applications. These solutions are used in a wide variety of end-markets, including datacenter, consumer electronics and communications infrastructure, as well as in numerous industrial and consumer applications such as automotive, heavy machinery, and household appliances.

With its well established innovative strength and industry-leading global TechCenter network, MKS delivers pioneering solutions through its Atotech brand - combined with unparalleled on-site support for customers worldwide. For more information about Atotech, please visit us at


Role: Development Chemist 
Job Location: Manesar


Purpose of Job

  • Performing sample investigations as per internal and external customer request. Partner with R&D teams in the development of products and processes using analytical techniques. 
  • Characterization of additives, identification of unknown compounds and troubleshooting. 
  • Processing orders in the organics analytics area in consultation with the team leader. 
  • Abiding by HSE rules, conducting product & bath sample analysis as per ISO, SOP and WW analytical methods. 
  • Performing calibrations and maintaining calibration records, logbook and analytical reports.  


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Carrying out sample investigations as per internal and external customer request. 
  • Executing 5S/4R, abiding by HSE rules, conducting product/ bath analysis as per ISO, SOP and WW analytical methods for quality and process control. Ensure PPEs compliance & safe disposal of chemical waste in lab.
  • Support in development of products and processes, method development in the area of responsibility.
  • Troubleshooting of instruments as well as customer bath problems.
  • Documentation of analytical processes and investigations according to ISO 9001/14001/45001.
  • Ensuring confidentiality of  projects/process information and abiding by Atotech compliance policy is strictly mandatory.
  • Prepare PRs, report monthly data of sample analysis with clear manhours & equipment utilization, and instrument management in SAP-PM.
  • Maintenance of equipments and spare parts
  • Lead projects, as required.
  • Ensure safe working environment, contribute in maintaining descipline and cleanliness in the laboratory


  • M.Sc. in Chemistry
  • Specialisation in the area of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry


Desired Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of English (written and spoken)
  • Handling of analytical instruments like UV, GC, HPLC, LCMS, pH/Conductivity Meter, autotitrator etc.


Interpersonal qualities

  • Analytical thinking / Structured and method-based thinking
  • Organizational and collaborative skills
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills
  • Sound behavioural apptitude
  • Prepared to travel domestically and internationally

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