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Senior Organic Scientist

Oxfordshire   •  Excellent company benefits   •  Permanent, Full time


A world leading speciality chemical manufacturing business is currently seeking a Senior Organic Scientist to join their Component technology team in Oxford on a permanent basis. As Senior Organic Scientist, you will play an important role in designing and synthesising next generation materials for the innovation function.

Senior Organic Scientist

* Lead the scale-up from 10g to 10Kg with support from chemical engineer.
* Lead safety initiatives to continue to build on the strong safety culture, deliver risk assessments and consistently demonstrate the highest standards of safety and quality.
* Deliver robust routing scouting to deliver materials in a time efficient manner.
* Supervise, develop & coach laboratory based chemists.
* Prepare a variety of materials in an agile and efficient manner.
* External focal lead for assigned chemical outsourcing.
* Provide design solutions to a variety of programs to enable lube science teams to prove or disprove the working hypothesis.
* Communicate progress, challenges and delivery through a variety of communication media.

Senior Organic Scientist

* Possess a PhD level qualification in Chemistry with a strong focus into Organic Chemistry.
* Excellent organic chemistry background with strong track record of delivering materials to aggressive timescales within a research & development environment.
* Strong safety focus including networking, communication, a demonstrated ability to deliver high standard risk assessments, make solid safety recommendations when faced with obstacles and influence changes to work differently based on learnings from near miss reporting.
* Ability to work effectively as an individual, in groups and as part of cross-functional teams, across multiple cultures, on a wide portfolio of projects to deliver value to the customer.
* Role: R&D Engineering Manager

Pay Rate: £Comp

Package: 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday, enhanced pensions scheme, medical insurance, subsidised on site canteen, free parking and various company benefits

Job Type: Monday - Friday, Permanent role

Location: Oxford


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6128
  • Posted: 23rd September 2019
  • Expires: 21st October 2019

Cranleigh Scientific

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