Process Development Chemist

At least £16,000
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type

If you are looking to return to work after a career break this could a fantastic  opportunity. 6 months part time opportunity (or 3 months full time).

You would join a dynamic company who are currently expanding and who are keen to support people returning to the chemical industry.

Your role would be to improve the water stability of one of our products. 

You  will gain valuable expertise in a number of different  areas, including:

  1. Green mechanochemical methods  of MOF synthesis
  2. Training in the use of a variety of analytical techniques including Powder X-ray Diffraction and  Scanning Electron  Microscopy
  3. Scale up of the technology  to our pilot plant (if successful at lab scale)

You will also develop an understanding of the commercial drivers of a small chemical manufacturing company.


Essential:  BSc in Chemistry 

Desirable: Relevant  industrial experience, MChem, MSc or PhD

Key skills and experience

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word  and Excel
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Powerpoint
Motivated self starter
Ability to work as part of a team
Strong attention to detail
Ability to take instruction and work to deadlines

Please submit a CV and a covering letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role.

For an informal discussion of the role please contact John Breem on or Mob: +44 7759790609 Tel: +44 2890923402

About MOF

MOF Technologies has developed  a novel technique for the synthesis of metal organic  frameworks (MOFs), that is environmentally friendly,  rapid and highly scalable, allowing cost-effective deployment of these revolutionary materials  on a large scale.   

About the funding

The Royal Society of Chemistry  is  funded internships and returnerships  as part our small companies programme  EnterprisePlus .  This  particular role is most suitable  for those who have had a career break.   Please ensure that you hold a  Chemistry degree  and are eligible to work in the  UK. Successful applicants will be required to join the Royal Society of Chemistry – which also makes you eligible for careers  support – a 50% discount is available to those with income of less than £26,000.

No agencies please