Synthetic Organic Chemist

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Excellent Benefits
Mar 16, 2019
Apr 15, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Senior Scientist

A world leading speciality chemical manufacturing business is currently seeking a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join their team in Oxford on a permanent basis. Based within their technology function, you will take a primary focus on research projects by designing, synthesising and analysing novel compounds whilst working on new/next generation chemical products.

Synthetic Organic Chemist Responsibilities:

* Use your knowledge to take on a range of technical challenges through the development of new additives.

* Synthesise, analyse and perform test procedures of new components.

* Design, recommend and execute experimental programmes.

* Communicate with internal and external contacts/parties.

* Participate in project teams and to present results and conclusions to the wider team.

* Oversee the maintenance of lab equipment.

Synthetic Organic Chemist Requirements:

* You must have a degree qualification in Chemistry or closely related field of study.

* Possess experience operating within a commercial R&D laboratory performing organic/chemical synthesis.

* Ability to take an objective view of technical problems and address them with creativity and innovation.

* Strong technical competencies including data manipulation.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to develop personal relationships with team colleagues.

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary accompanied with a generous benefits package and on-going career development.