We are looking for a Process Chemist to work in the Manufacturing Technology (PIB & Dispersant) team. The role offers diverse opportunities for growth and development through activities including lab work (including synthesis and analysis), root cause investigations for product quality concerns, supporting plant trials, knowledge management and report writing, Reporting to a Process Technologist, together you will deliver strategic projects in areas such as supply security, component/process optimisation and cost containment. You will also have opportunities to collaborate with Technology, Procurement and Manufacturing plants. The successful candidate will be expected to work both within cross-functional teams and independently. The role will involve occasional travel.

Key Outputs
  • Definition of experimentation plans
  • Recommendations based on interpretation of results/data
  • Analysis and insight for New Product Development projects including plant trials and process optimisation
  • Enhanced fundamental understanding of products/processes
  • Capture of learnings through knowledge management
  • Technical support in troubleshooting activities
  • Evaluations of new raw materials and component suppliers
What skills will you gain from this role?
  • Knowledge of our commercial products, processes and associated analytical techniques
  • Exposure to several functions across Infineum
  • Understanding of how new technologies and knowledge are translated from lab to commercial operations
  • Skill set to coach others on Fundamental Understanding tool kits
A successful candidate is likely to have:
  • Excellent safety consciousness and behaviour
  • A sound science background with a degree in chemistry or a related scientific discipline
  • Very strong technical competencies with an aptitude for practical laboratory work
  • Good level of organic synthesis experience: a background in analytical chemistry techniques would be an advantage
  • Diligence to accurately manage test results, technical information, and lab records, combined with the ability to interpret data and make recommendations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to develop personal relationships with team colleagues
  • Well-developed time management and personal organizational skills

Closing Date

23 July 2021

Location

Milton Hill - Oxfordshire, UK

Role Function and Group

Manufacturing Technology

Application process