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Scientist

Location: Geneva, Switzerland 

Reporting to: Synthesis and Process Engineering department, Corporate Research & Development  

 

Key Responsibilities: 

 

  • Propose, study, and scale-up suitable synthesis routes of target molecules with a focus on renewable raw materials and Green Chemistry principles. 

  • Develop chemical processes up to pilot scale integrating principles of process safety and complying with high environmental standards. 

  • Participate as chemical expert in the transfer of new ingredients processes to our global production plants. 

  • Implement innovative chemistry methodologies, with a focus on homogenous catalysis. 

  • Maintain high level of professional expertise through familiarity with current scientific literature, competitor patents, and participation in scientific seminars and meetings. 

  • Develop and manage a team of laboratory technicians. 

 

We value: 

 

  • PhD in Chemistry with practical experiences in synthetic organic chemistry, including a strong background in homogenous catalysis.  

  • Post-doctoral tenure in organic chemistry, or relevant working experience in scale-up and process development are welcome but not required.  

  • Passion for chemical innovation and process development. 

  • Capacity to work independently and as team member with experts with different backgrounds. 

  • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects and thrive under pressure. 

  • Curious, open-minded with excellent communication skills. 

  • Fluent in English and French or willingness to learn French. 

 

We offer: 

 

  • Become a central player in the transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon for organic chemicals and materials. 

  • Join a highly socially and environmentally responsible company. 

  • Become part of a diverse and highly innovative and international R&D team 

  • Have the chance to convert chemical intuition and scientific discoveries into next generation production processes 

  • Be involved in all steps of a chemical process: from research, via development, to industrialization. 

 

We look forward to receiving your full application by 4 May 2021

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