Technical Specialist - KTP Associate

£32,000 - £32,000

Norwich, Norfolk - Fixed Term (24 months)

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Job description

This role is an exciting opportunity for candidates qualified to PhD standard in a field related to organic chemistry/ chemical engineering. They will have a demonstrated track record of experimental work/ laboratory results relevant to the field of chemical synthesis/ engineering with an aptitude for problem solving. The applicant will be expected to show a significant willingness to expand their knowledge into new areas and be open to work in an industrial environment.

Project description

This KTP project aims to overcome the current limitations in herbicides organic chemistry synthesis by embedding novel R&D capabilities, based on a combinatorial chemistry approach. By the means of the project, KTP associate will help to enable Briar to become the market leader for a herbicide manufacture, and extend sales to new target territories.

About the business

Briar Chemicals Ltd (Briar) is a chemical contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) specialising in herbicides manufacture. In recent years it has seen steady demand increase in its largest herbicide product, with an anticipated further 50% growth by 2025. The KTP associate will work on an innovative project to minimise process chemistry constraints in order to debottleneck the manufacturing facility to enable the anticipated market growth. More about the company: http://briarchemicals.com/

Chemical Engineering

Organic Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Qualified to PhD standard in a field related to organic chemistry, with a strong chemical engineering understanding.

14 June 2022

10 July 2022

R220361


This role is an exciting opportunity for candidates qualified to PhD standard in a field related to organic chemistry/ chemical engineering. They will have a demonstrated track record of experimental work/ laboratory results relevant to the field of chemical synthesis/ engineering with an aptitude for problem solving. The applicant will be expected to show a significant willingness to expand their knowledge into new areas and be open to work in an industrial environment.