Senior Lab Technician Process Development / Laborant chemische Prozessentwicklung

Arxada AG

  • Publication date:

    15 February 2024
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  • Contract type:

    Permanent position
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Senior Lab Technician Process Development / Laborant chemische Prozessentwicklung

Arxada is a global specialty chemicals business that’s committed to solving the world’s toughest preservation challenges through better science. [With a proud history of innovation dating back more than a century], we aim to help our customers develop more sustainable solutions that protect and maintain the health and wellbeing of people and extend the life of vital infrastructure while working to reduce our and our customers’ ecological footprint.

Sustainable preservation is one of our top priorities. We are making significant strategic investments that will not only decrease our own environmental footprint, but also help customers adapt to long-term environmental and social change through the development of cleaner, greener solutions.

We are looking for a qualified employe in the field of chemical process development and scale-up. If you have a sound education (B.Sc./M.Sc. chemistry, laboratory assistant EFZ, CTA) and enjoy and are enthusiastic about experimental work in the laboratory and technical discussions with our experts, we would like to welcome you to our team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and carrying out chemical experiments in collaboration with chemists and engineers in the area of process development and scale-up.
  • Collection and processing of process data on laboratory scale (0.5-5 litres)
  • Supporting process transfers and scale-ups to our multi-purpose facilities
  • Analysis and characterisation of chemical products
  • Independent and problem-solving work within the framework of projects
  • Maintenance and further development of the laboratory equipment park as well as the supervision of laboratory automation equipment
  • Supervision and training of new team members (laboratory technician apprentices)

Key requirements:

  • High ambition to strengthen the safety culture
  • University degree (B.Sc./M.Sc. Organic Chemistry) or laboratory assistant training EFZ/CTA or comparable training
  • Broad experience in the field of laboratory synthesis as well as in the handling of production processes is required
  • Proactive working style and enjoyment of interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Very good knowledge of German or English is required
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and an affinity for computer-aided laboratory equipment
  • Experience in flow chemistry and/or NMR spectroscopy are significant pluses

Arxada has world class offering in two distinct areas:

Microbial Control Solutions (MCS) focuses on threats posed by microorganisms to people and planet through five distinct business lines including Professional Hygiene, Home & Personal Care, Wood Protection, Paints & Coatings and Material Protection.

Nutrition, Care & Environmental (NCE), meanwhile, provides materials used to manufacture composites for electronics, aerospace and other markets, as well as vitamins and nutritional ingredients, chemicals and performance intermediates, and raw materials for a wide range of high-performance applications