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Assistant Scientist - Organic Chemistry


Geneva, Switzerland
 

Key Responsibilities:
 

  • Perform multistep syntheses in the laboratory from screening experiment to scale-up using suitable lab equipment. Provide support for the scale-up and transfer of chemical processes to pilot/production scale.
  • Have a good command of synthesis and handling of both homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts. Monitor reaction processes and analyze final products using GC, GC-MS, NMR & IR…
  • Isolate/purify final products using methods such as extraction, distillation, crystallization and flash column chromatography Recognize technical issues and propose solutions on lab as well as production level.
  • Record detailed experimental data in electronic laboratory notebook. Write technical reports. Perform literature and patent searches.
  • Develop strong relationships with internal partners from production and the innovation community
  • Ensure proper and rigorous application of HS&E standards in daily work
  • Maintain a high level of awareness on technologies and processes related to the field of activity.

 

We value:

 

  • Master Degree in Chemistry or equivalence with some industrial experience
  • Proven hands on laboratory experience Good knowledge of organic chemistry, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.
  • Hands on and dynamic personality with good practical sense
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and open minded
  • Good time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Fluent in French, good written and oral communication skills in English

 

We offer:
 

  • Join a highly socially & environmentally responsible company evolving in an inspiring & competitive industry.
  • Work in global and intercultural environment.
  • Be part of a highly motivated, professional, and engaged team.
  • Be involved in R&D innovation by tackling new scientific challenges