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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

R&D - TECHNICAL SERVICE CHEMIST

Reference
TECHCH-12-18 - TECHNICAL SERVICE CHEMIST
Department / Section
R&D / Basic Research
Place of Work
Lugano
Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
ContractType
Permanent
Activities

The offered position is within the R&D Division – Basic Research Department and the candidate will be part of an existing Group.

The successful applicant will be involved in the following activities:

  • Interacting with R&D and Process Department for implementation of field laboratories

  • Interacting with R&D and Process Department for implementation of analytical techniques on site

  • Interacting with R&D laboratory to find new analytical solutions for laboratory applications

  • Working in the R&D laboratory in close contact with lab technicians and R&D engineers

  • Technical service on site to conduct analytical measurements (off-line and on-line analyses)

  • Designing experiments for field applications

  • Monitoring catalytic and non catalytic reactions

  • Performing and understanding characterization (chemical and mechanical) of solid materials

  • Performing and understanding chemical analyses

  • Data analysis of the results obtained from the field analyses

  • Writing reports to be distributed to the R&D and Process department

  • Writing operating manuals for field laboratories

  • Laboratory equipment selection for on site applications

  • Travel up to 50% of the time on technical service trips with a duration of typically one to two weeks

Education
  • Education: B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry or Chemistry, with major in analytical chemistry

Languages
 Fluent written and spoken English  
Skills
  • Open and positive mind, eager to find new solutions and test innovations

  • Self-motivated with strong organization skills

  • Ability to interpret the requirements and propose and develop innovative solutions
Experience
  • Good working experience in a similar position. In particular, good competence in conducting laboratory experiments and analyses in the field of heterogeneous catalysis and/or homogeneous reactions at high pressure as well as good know-how on material chemistry

  • Good know-how and knowledge in analytical chemistry