Wednesday 03, Apr 2019

Senior Researcher - Wire & Cable 


Abu Dhabi, - United Arab Emirates - Salary Not disclosed

15 Years Morning Shift Full-Time

Job Details

Information Technology
Career Level:
Senior Executive (CEO, President, etc.)
15 Years
Required Qualification:
PHD in Polymer Science & Technology or equivalent.
Requires Traveling:
Salary Not disclosed
Salary Type:
Per Month
Total Vacancies:


About the Role:

The jobholder drives, manages & oversees the plans and the research projects handled by jobholders at level 2 and below.

He/she should apply intensive and diversified knowledge of material characterization (from both APT and/or MAT areas) especially used in wire and cable application, transformation process and polmerisation technologies in broad areas of assignments, ensuring the resolution of unprecedented research problems.

This position is a recognized international authority/expert within more than one area of expertise (from APT and/or MAT).

He/she should thus be frequently consulted, by external interfaces. Proactive input to development projects and support on customer developments are a requirement for this level.

He/she should proactively monitor external developments in own field, leading and exploring new research techniques and concepts.

The position holder should act as interface between different groups, e.g,. R&D groups, Laboratories (SSG), Business Units, Marketing, IPR and external customers.


PHD in Polymer Science & Technology or equivalent.

Excellent understanding of patenting process, claim writing, FTO evaluations and agreements. With some credit for publications, patents.

Significant knowledge on competitor and other external Research Institutes capabilities in what regards characterization methods within at least 2 different areas of expertise within APT and/or MAT.

Excellent general knowledge of polymer chemistry and physics. Very good knowledge of polymeric materials, application of plastics, processing technology, basic techniques of analytical chemistry, metrology and principles of laboratory quality. Excellent knowledge of the process from polymers to products (wire & cable).

Excellent knowledge in polymer characterization of XLPE used in wire & cable application. (ex. Dissipation factor, volume resistivity, surface resistivity, electrical breakdown, hot set, water aging, additive analysis, peroxide soaking, carrot scorch, ESCR, cable pressure testing, space charge, tensile testing, extrosiometer, etc.).

In depth knowledge of research methodologies.

Significant understanding of W&C business and market needs

Excellent understanding of XLPE products in the market


15 years of relevant research and laboratory experience.

Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, other languages desirable.

Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature judgments in conducting research programs, developing new technologies, and developing standards and methods for others to follow.

IT proficiency

Relevant research experience on a broader range of fields, including polimerisation technologies, manufacturing/material conversion processes, material characterization (analytics & other relevant mechanical and end properties).

Job Specification

RAWAFED RECRUITMENT LLC is in search of talented and motivated individuals for the post of Senior Researcher - Wire & Cable in the field of Information Technology in one of their office located in Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates. The ideal candidate should have phd in polymer science & technology or equivalent. qualification and atleast 15 years of experience. The position require research, level, characterization, transformation, process, resolution, international, area, development, support, customer, business, polymer, science, technology, credit, methods, general, chemistry, application, processing, basic, analytical, metrology, volume, surface, water, pressure, market, communication, languages, standards, mechanical mandatory skills. This is a Full-Time morning shift job.


Rawafed Recruitment LLC, a member of Ahmed Almazrouei Group LLC, is an established recruitment service provider that aims to both support the growth of businesses as well as help job seekers build their careers through a team of qualified technical recruiters capable of delivering reliable and high-value services across diverse industries.

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