NES Fircroft UK is currently recruiting for a Process Technologist on behalf of a leading Chemical / Agricultural client based in Bracknell, Berkshire. This is available as a 12-month contract, working Mon-Fri, 36hrs per week, Mon-Fri. PAYE hourly rates, just enquire for more details.
Provide experimental and technical support, primarily for powder handling projects (compaction, flowability, etc. and additionally for other process technology projects in fine chemical processing and manufacture.
Provide scientific input/data to technical studies in the support of agrochemical production sites globally.
Provide experimental and technical assessment in support of reaction chemistry.
This enables the improvement and development of manufacturing processes for new and existing products via the provision of technical understanding to manufacturing plants and projects.Accountabilities
Appreciate and implement HSE standards as integral part of the job. Carry out activities in compliance with the site, company and regulatory HSE requirements.
Preparation of laboratory experimental programmes to assess powder handling properties of various materials
Assist in other chemical and process development projects to assess and understand chemical processes in order to improve the technological and manufacturing capability, cost and HSE performance of company processes, under the direction of the Senior or Principal process engineer.
Generate technical reports, summaries and presentations to communicate project progress and final results to project stakeholders/teams.
Contribute to inventions, designs and other work product, including know-how, copyright, software, innovations, solutions, and other intellectual assets.
Scientific and technical ownership – actively apply scientific expertise to influence tasks, resolve problems and drive project delivery.
Have a core knowledge of the various process unit operations and understanding the implications of scale on process technology to translate experimental laboratory data into commercial scale plant applicable data.
Excellent communication and team-working skills to enable a collaborative working environment.Knowledge and Education
Educational background in a relevant technical area (process/chemical) to at least Bachelor’s Degree standard.
Knowledge of HSE systems and QA procedures, application and responsibility for compliance.
Awareness and understanding of process safety and health issues arising from chemical operations in a laboratory environment.
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