Infineum is one of the world’s leading formulators, manufacturers and marketers of fuel and lubricant additives. We are seeking talented scientists to join our growing Technology function. Our Chemist roles are diverse, engaging and challenging, with the possibility to choose the path that’s right for you. Use your knowledge to tackle a range of technical challenges and make a significant contribution to the business through innovative problem solving.

What you will do

Roles will vary dependent on the specific team and their business priorities. Here are a few examples of the types of activities you could be working on:

  • Proactively contribute to the high safety standard of the group
  • Participate in various project teams and activities as well as interacting with internal and external stakeholders
  • Design, recommend and execute experimental programmes with guidance from supervisor
  • Schedule analytical and performance, bench and engine tests and monitor progress to ensure testing is delivered to a high-quality standard and against established timelines
  • Collate, document and analyse data and present conclusions
  • Opportunities to use various laboratory techniques including spectroscopy and chromatography
  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Carry out the design and synthesis of novel compounds
What you will gain
  • Exposure to a wide range of technology areas and new ways of working
  • Opportunity to broaden your network both inside and outside of Infineum
  • Understanding of how additives and lubricants are formulated and tested to meet the performance requirements set by industry and Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Extensive technical training and support
  • Learn about project planning, reporting and the business context behind projects plus the opportunity to take ownership of parts of projects
  • Understanding of how to effectively deliver against the needs of a key internal and external customers
  • Cross cultural engagement and relationship building
  • Opportunity to work for a company that truly cares about its colleagues and their wellbeing
  • Investment in your personal development with scope to grow your role and career at Infineum
What you are likely to have
  • The highest level of ethics, integrity and attention to safety and quality values
  • A sense of urgency and ability to drive work forward to meet targets and timelines
  • Effective multi-tasking, prioritisation and time-management skills
  • Capable of drawing technically sound conclusions from data, summarise, document and present results clearly                       
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to develop personal relationships with team colleagues and external service providers
  • Able and willing to take on wider responsibilities to enhance skill set 
  • Capability to overcome obstacles using own initiative
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team, with general mentorship from supervisor
  • Competent user of spreadsheets and word processing software
  • Strong scientific background with laboratory experience

Closing Date

31 May 2019

Location

Milton Hill - Oxfordshire, UK

Role Function and Group

Multiple

Application process

Performance you can rely on.