Chad Harrison International

Chad Harrison International is working with an SME that focusses on R&D towards the development of biochemical production processes for third parties, who is looking to recruit a Senior Process Development Chemist. The company has a brand-new pilot plant and even though the company is relatively new it has a long and impressive track record in development and implementation of industrial manufacturing processes, this was built up as the company was originally part of a large multinational.

The company are looking to develop low-cost and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes that are developed for clients in a broad range of fields like pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, dyes, flavour and fragrances, monomers for high performance materials and products based on renewable raw materials.


• An M.Sc. or PhD in Organic Chemistry and/or Chemical Engineering (or proven academic thinking level)
• Demonstrable experience of hands-on industrial experience in chemical process development, scale up and implementation of process on pilot plants and production sites
• Aptitude to mentor and educate junior colleagues
• A vast knowledge of chemocatalysis or biocatalysis
• The ability and willingness to implement processes in a production environment including short stays abroad to guide tech transfers
• Strong knowledge in all aspects of HSE around scaling up processes
• Fluent English (written and oral), German or Dutch would be beneficial

What they offer:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company with impressive progression and development opportunities, where you will work with leading experts in the field of industrial organic chemistry, chemocatalysis, biocatalysis and process intensification. The atmosphere is open with plenty of interaction with professionals, in R&D and commercial. This is a permanent position with a competitive remuneration package.

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