Raw Material Chemist

 Full Time
 Research & Development

What will you do?

Under supervision of the RMC Team Lead, the Chemist will autonomously develop essential knowledge on the raw materials QH uses in its processes; investigate the utilization of raw materials in newly developed and existing products.

The position gives the applicant an excellent opportunity to get access to- and familiarize themselves with all laboratories and all levels of our technology group. For this reason it can be seen as a solid stepping stone to start a career in our industry for an entry level chemist.

  • Autonomously perform array testing of alternative raw materials in existing QH products in accordance to company; customer or industry procedures
  • Prepare proposals for alternative raw materials or alternative formulations for critical raw materials.
  • Advice the Buyers on alternative raw materials and/or suppliers based on findings of test results
  • Share knowledge and advice Buyers on raw material chemistry, in order to prepare the Buyers to achieve optimal negotiation results
  • Investigate or collaborate on backward integration projects and execute synthesis in close coordination with the Team Leader RMC

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive pay programs with excellent bonus opportunities in all geographies, essential to attracting and retaining global talent.
  • Opportunities to see your efforts contribute toward the success of the business. Solving problems and creating value are part of our DNA.

What do we look for?

  • B.Sc. in Chemistry
  • Recent graduates are welcome to apply
  • Proficient in the English language verbally and in writing
  • Driver’s license is preferred; regular travel from Dortmund to Uithoorn will be required
  • Interpersonal communication skills are of importance for this posting

Who are we?

We are the global leader in industrial process fluids, continually improving and innovating so the world’s steel, aluminium, automotive, aircraft, machinery and industrial parts manufacturers can stay ahead in a changing world. Our chemists, engineers and industry experts partner with our customers to continually improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next.

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