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Industrial Chemist

Employer
CK Group
Location
Cornwall
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Mar 2024

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Sector
Chemistry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Industrial Chemist to lead the development of a process for the synthesis of organic acids for our client based in Cornwall. The successful candidate will play a key role in designing, optimizing, and implementing a scalable and efficient production method.

The Role:
  • Investigate and analyse existing literature on synthesis and related catalytic processes.
  • Design and execute experiments to develop a process for the synthesis.
  • Evaluate and select suitable catalysts
  • Optimize catalyst performance through systematic screening and modification.
  • Design and implement reaction engineering strategies to enhance the efficiency and selectivity of the synthesis process.
  • Work towards scaling up the process from laboratory to pilot and potentially to industrial scale.
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental procedures, results, and observations.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations for internal stakeholders and regulatory submissions.

Your Background:
  • Degree in Chemistry or related field with a focus on catalysis or chemical synthesis.
  • Proven experience in industrial chemistry, process development, (and catalytic reactions).
  • Strong knowledge of sulfonation reactions and relevant literature.
  • Familiarity with catalyst screening and optimization techniques.

Apply:

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56560 in all correspondence.

Company

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+44 (0)1246 457700
Location
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
Chesterfield
S41 9FG
GB

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