Excellent opportunity for a Chemist (Under or Post Graduate) to join a growing technology company that helps chemical & manufacturing companies improve their processes through the use of our patented IRmadillo FTIR spectrometer.
Process Analytical Chemist – FTIR Spectroscopy
Didcot OX11 with some Remote Flexibility
Negotiable Salary Package DOE
Who we are:
We are a growing technology company that helps chemical & manufacturing companies improve their processes through the use of our patented IRmadillo FTIR spectrometer. Due to increasing customer demand, we are hiring a customer-facing process analytical chemist. Reporting to the Product & Applications Manager, this role will support the Sales team by working with customers, their processes, their samples and their data, to demonstrate the potential of our innovative IRmadillo process FTIR to help them control and optimise their production processes.
We work as a team in a dynamic and agile environment. It is a UK-based company, spun out of the STFC at the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire. We have developed and sells the IRmadillo spectrometer to a range of manufacturing industries including Chemicals (bulk, specialty & fine), Pulp & Paper, Fats & Oils, Biorenewables, Biofuels, Industrial Biotechnology, and Metals, Mining & Minerals.
Role & Responsibilities:
+ Performing lab spectroscopic analysis of customer samples to develop model-ready data sets
+ Developing chemometric models that demonstrate the capability of the IRmadillo in each application
+ Working with customers to understand and use those models and to trouble-shoot any issues that arise during their operation
+ Supporting Sales in customer conversations to understand their chemistry and explain the spectroscopy
+ Supporting customers in how to connect their spectrometers to their plant control systems and trouble-shooting the same
+ Supporting application development
+ Degree in relevant subject (i.e., chemistry)
+ Appropriate, tangible prior experience of analytical spectroscopy
+ Experience of chemometric package(s) (Unscrambler, PLS Toolbox, Solo or similar)
+ A willingness to get involved in whatever is needed at the time
+ Experience with DCS, SCADA and PLC systems
+ Understanding of process Chemical and Biotech industries
+ Experience of presenting complex, scientific information to a lay audience
This position is based at our Headquarters on the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, England. Some international travel will be required for customer visits and conferences.
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