Research Scientist

Borregaard USA is seeking a Research Scientist to join our Rothschild, WI Research and Development team!  A Research Scientist is a leader of small to medium R&D projects or a segment of a large project.  The Research Scientist is responsible for planning experiments as well as obtaining, analyzing and reporting data.  This role also provides technical support to the Commercial group.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Innovating, planning and executing R&D initiatives supporting lignin product development and resulting in differentiated lignin-based products.
  • Rapidly assimilating analytical and application test methods unique to lignin technology
  • Exceptional bench chemistry skills combined with the ability to conceptualize from bench to commercial scale.
  • Providing technical knowledge and guidance to the organization outside of the R&D group.
  • Managing assignments within a schedule and reporting findings quickly and effectively.
  • Providing technical support to customers.
  • Conducting literature searches and drafting patents as needed.

The Reseach Scientist should be willing to travel as needed to visit customers and attend conferences.

The ideal candidate will have at minimum a Masters of Science in Chemistry or related field of study.  Well developed communications and interpersonal skills are required to be successful in this position.  

Minimum of Masters of Science in Chemistry or related field of study.  Preferred Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field of study.

Borregaard USA offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume on or email to


For more information, please contact

Jennifer Rohde
HR Manager