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ThermoFisher Scientific Product Development Snr Application Specialist (Photoresist) in Singapore, Singapore

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. Surrounded by collaborative colleagues, you’ll have the support and opportunities that only a global leader can give you. Our respected, growing organization has an outstanding strategy for the near term and beyond. Take your place on our strong team, and help us make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Division Specific Information

7 Gul Circle, Singapore

Discover Impactful Work:

We develop the next generation microarray platform.

A day in the Life:

  • Work with the chemistry lead on the chemical scale-up workstream of a new generation of microarray manufacturing technology.

  • Work with multiple teams to develop, transfer, improve and implement new generation of microarray chemistry and relevant processes, and relevant IQA, IPQC and OQC tests.

  • Conduct DOE for new process/product/QC test R&D verification and validation.

  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers to clearly define the requirements, specification that are needed to design and develop the next generation microarray chemistry.

  • Guide junior chemists to perform experiments requiring a high degree of technical understanding in one or more of the following R&D areas: polymer chemistry, analytical chemistry, and surface chemistry.

  • Work with development teams & lead to design experimental plans, perform studies and analyze and communicate results and their impact on the project through written reports, presentations and interactive discussions.

  • Identify and solve process-related issue in a timely manner.

  • Plan schedule and provide guidance on preventive maintenance and basic trouble-shooting of R&D tools and test equipment, and ensure they are properly calibrated.

Keys to Success:


  • Master or PhD degree in chemistry or materials science, international training is plus.


  • Have 5-7 years of relevant experience for Master degree holders, or 3-6 years for PhD degree holders.

  • Possess a good knowledge of process chemistry and experience in industrial Research and Development, or product development

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in working with scale-up facilities (e.g. 5-20 L reactor, filtration) or pilot plant.

  • Demonstrated experience in chemical analytical methods, such as GC, HPLC and LC-MS.

  • Familiar with methods to identify problems and provide solutions such as Design of Experiment, Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team with people from all levels across the organization.

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements / Work Environment

Chemical laboratory and ISO6 clean room environment.


We offer good remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.