Analytical Chemist Research & Development

von: Syngenta | Ort: Münchwilen
N: Syngenta

Job description:

We are currently seeking a Chemist (analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, food chemistry) in the Analytical Development Group (m/f/n) in Münchwilen (AG), Switzerland. In this role you will be an integral part of the development activities for novel Pesticides.

Role Purpose:
In this role, you will act as team member in development projects. Together with a team of lab technicians, you as analytical leader for a selection of established and new active substances perform wide range of analytical tasks (e.g. method, development, method validation, structure elucidation of unknown by-products, analysis of final products, mother liquors, etc. as well as stability testing) related to these active substances, their formulated products, raw materials and intermediates. Your support is essential for the chemical process development and formulation development. You provide important data for the worldwide registration of crop protection chemicals and your quality assessments is crucial when selecting an external manufacturer. For this broad range of activities, you will take part in interdisciplinary and international projects and work in close collaboration with other technical, regulatory, supply chain and marketing functions.
This position is an entry level role which allows you to develop your skills in analytical science & technology and can also be the starting point of your managerial career at Syngenta by leading a team of Lab Technicians.
The labs are well equipped, and a variety of chromatographic and spectroscopic of techniques is available.

Required profile:

What we expect:

  • A university degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Analytical Science or related discipline (background in organic chemistry is advantageous), PhD candidates are also welcome
  • Conversant with most modern analytical methods, especially chromatography and spectroscopy, pleasure in selecting the appropriate analytical methodology, good experiences in analytical method development
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. Project management experience is advantageous
  • Communication and teamwork abilities are essential, as well as a flexible approach to your work.
  • You will be expected to deal with changing requirements and achieve tight deadlines
  • Used to work in international project teams
  • You are fluent in English and German (or strong willingness to learn German)
  • Post-qualification experience, esp. working in a GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) regulated environment, would be beneficial

What we offer:

We offer a variety of financial and non-financial benefits including:

  • We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment
  • We offer an attractive position where you could rapidly evolve and get more responsibilities
  • A superb working environment with an open culture and diverse workforce where new ideas are always welcome
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qualified and experienced employees and gain scientific and technical excellence
  • Learning culture (Together we Grow) and wide range of training options
  • You will profit from a competitive pension fund plan, annual bonusses, onsite doctor, canteen, and other benefits (Family friendly initiatives, Child and Family allowance…)

Please note that we do not sponsor any VISA for this role and can therefore only consider candidates with an existing Swiss working permit or EU nationalities.

Interested? We look forward to receiving your online application including all relevant documents (cover letter, CV, diploma, certificates).

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

N: Syngenta

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