Position duties :
Lead catalyst development projects in the area of oxidation applications
Prepare, characterize and test catalyst in the respective application
Prepare and adapt catalysts recipe and operate test units on lab or pilot scale
Provide technical support for sales
Provide technical support for production
Initiate and evaluate patent and literature surveys
Cooperate and coordinate within a very diversified interdisciplinary and global team
PhD in Technical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar
Extended knowledge in heterogeneous catalysis, favorably in preparation and testing of catalysts
Hands on experience with set-up, operation and troubleshooting of catalyst test units
Experience in project management, structured approach and organizational skills
Confident communication with customers and interdisciplinary teams (sales, production) and other relevant stakeholders
Team orientation, proactivity and flexibility
Clariant is a focused and innovative specialty chemical company based near Basel in Switzerland. Last year the company recorded CHF 6.
6 billion in sales harnessing the talents of its 18 000 employees across 53 countries.
Clariant’s portfolio is optimized for future growth, with a focus in four business areas : Care Chemicals, Catalysts, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings.
We believe that our growth is all about our customers and their success. Investment in innovation capabilities and developing inspiring environments for courageous and determined minds are therefore key to reaching our goal.