San Giorgio, IT

Location Details: 

Title:  Process Engineer/Chemist

Process Engineer/Chemist


We have a vacancy for a Process Engineer/Chemist based out of the San Giorgio site, reporting into Paul Waterman,  Snr Manager, Engineering, Projects and Manufacturing. In this   role you  will provide process and product formulation support to manufacturing locations both regionally in EMEA and globally.  You will initiate and support process improvement efforts, determine technical feasibility and  provide approval of raw material substitutions using laboratory and/or pilot plant trials.


Main accountabilities:


Working closely with R&D and manufacturing teams with scale up new products.

Participate as NPD team member – provide initial manufacturing related input when a project leaves the feasibility phase. 

Participate on NPD team through commercialization of product and introduction to each designated facility.

Demonstrate manufacturing production viability of new products or processes using Six Sigma tools.

Provide manufacturing documentation to production facilities globally for new products (process description, manufacturing specifications, raw material specifications, equipment requirements and processing parameters).

Provide manufacturing support (often on-site) to production facilities globally during new product startup.

As part of the Polymers E&T global technical team provide technical support for Polyacrylamide and Polyacrylate liquid and dry processes.


Essential requirements of the role:


BSc degree in Chemistry (Advanced degree preferred) with 5 years experience working in a pilot plant or manufacturing environment

A good knowledge of Polymer Chemistry - experience of Inverse emulsion processes an advantage

A strong ability to analyse numerical and verbal data

Good analytical thinking and problem solving skills 

Works well in a team and collaborates well with others

An ability to work innovatively and able to produce new ideas, approaches and insights

English language would be beneficial


For more information on this role, please contact: Paul Waterman, Snr Manager, Engineering, Projects & Manufacturing + 1269 217 8824


Apply via MyKem with your CV and salary expectations. Closing date: TBD