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Process Technology Chemist

  • Sector: Petrochemical & Chemical
  • Location: Billingham, County Durham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/10/2020
  • Duration: staff
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The Role:
Fircroft are proudly working in partnership with specialist chemical business Lianhetech to appoint a experienced Process Technology Chemist to their team.

Recruitment is due to large scale site expansion. Do you have the required skills, knowledge & experience to support the business?

Role Objectives:
Is part of a team responsible for process development activities on new projects
Meets site safety standards and no lost time accidents or major incidents impacting on the site's operation.
Meets regulatory and customer quality requirements relating to ISO9001, ISO14001 and where appropriate, cGMP..

Key Accountabilities:
Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are met including (but not limited to) workplace organisation, work instructions, risk assessments, and control, COSHH assessments, housekeeping standards.
Ensure that the laboratory working area is maintained in a safe and tidy fashion, ensure audits are up to date and participate proactively in Department Safety Meetings as well as safety observation program
Carry out process research and/or development activities to ensure the process is well understood and scaleable with respect to safety and quality.
Provide technical support when processes are introduced to the plant, including preparation of documentation such as (not exhaustive) process outlines, material safety data sheets (MSDS), raw material qualification, Product Master List (PML), Process data Package (PDP), Operator training, participation in design review and HAZOP's.
Be responsible for day to day planning of own work as required to meet project objectives based on scope provided by the Group Leader; keep the Group Leader updated on progress.
Act as the contact point for other departments on technical issues on new project introduction
Prepare for and participate as required in technical meetings with customers and act as a contact with the customer for technical issues on projects
Contribute to meeting departmental budget targets
Liaise with other functions such as Operations, Quality, EHS, Analytical and Engineering on chemistry/processing issues.
Work, as directed by the Group Leader to ensure external customer requirements are met.

Core Skills
Planning and co-ordination
A high level of chemical knowledge
Good understanding of the principles behind process development and scaleup
Understanding of the SHEQ challenges for both laboratory and plant operations
Data and computer literate and conversant with typical office software packages

The Company:
In the Spring of 2017 Fine Organics Limited was acquired by Lianhetech, one of the largest Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations in China to provide their global customer base with innovative solutions for supply and manufacture in different geographical regions. Since Lianhetech acquired the Seal Sands site they have invested in the core areas of the business. With over 50m investment the site is in a period of change, a further investment has been secured to expand the current s

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Chemistry Degree or commensurate experience in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical or fine chemical industry.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in pharmaceutical, agrochemical or fine chemical industry role
Some experience of working in a plant environment in a technical role

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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