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Synthetic Organic Chemist

Chemicals

Oxfordshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 5752

Description

A world leading speciality chemical manufacturing business is currently seeking a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join its team in Oxford on a permanent basis. Based within the 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.

Job Ref:  5752