Process Development Chemist

Location Greater London
Discipline: Chemicals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££35k - 45k per year
Contact name: Rebecca Tilston

Contact email: rebecca.tilston@sciencesr.com
Job ref: 7573
Published: 28 days ago

Are you a Process Development Chemist? 

Are you looking for a new position? 

The company is leading in the petroleum, fuels and lubricants sector, with a worldwide manufacturing presence. They are now looking to add to their manufacturing and technology team, by looking to hire an Process Development Chemist on a full time, permanent basis. 

What is the role?

  • Lead the New Product Development aspects
  • Contribute to the adoption of a digitalized approach in the way we perform technical work, embedding and growing our capabilities through lab rig automation and data rich reactions.
  • Contribute to the fundamental understanding of existing products and processes, e.g.: cost structure, bill of materials.
  • Manage external relationships with suppliers, equipment manufacturers, universities, etc.
  • Ensure the scalability of the processes, supporting plant trials at third parties and providing technical input for agile identification of root cause analysis.
  • Facilitate the knowledge transfer within Manufacturing Technology and with other functions.

Who are they looking for?

  • University degree in Chemical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, or Chemistry. 
  • Good process and chemistry background (preferably, but not exclusively in the organic and polymer fields)
  • Ability to search, including literature search, and use existing knowledge where applicable.
  • Communicate effectively project planning and progress with sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently, balancing priorities and making independent and timely decisions.
  • Manufacturing plant experience is desirable but not essential.
  • A good knowledge of analytical techniques and how to apply them to the products and process development is preferred but not essential.

If this Process Development Chemist role is of interest to you and you think that you fit what they are looking for, then apply now. Apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV (in word format, 2 sides of A4 maxinimum).