Vacancy: R & D Chemist

SGMA IS LOOKING FOR AN INDEPENDENTLY MINDED CHEMIST/MATERIAL SCIENTIST TO DRIVE DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED SOL-GEL BASED MATERIALS FOR PAPER COATING APPLICATIONS. SGMA HAS DEVELOPED NOVEL BARRIER COATING PRODUCTS AIMED AT THE REPLACEMENT OF PLASTICS IN MULTIPLE PRODUCT APPLICATIONS.

THE CEO, DR FANYA ISMAIL, IS A RECOGNIZED LEADER IN THE FIELD OF SOL-GEL CHEMISTRY AND HAS LED SGMA’S PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS TO DATE. SGMA NOW SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN THE TEAM BY ADDING A DEVELOPMENT CHEMIST TO WORK ALONGSIDE DR ISMAIL IN ORDER TO DRIVE THE NEXT PHASE OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, EXPANDING THE FIELD OF APPLICATION FOR THESE NEW PRODUCTS. THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO CONDUCT MARKET RESEARCH AND TO TRANSLATE THIS INTO PRODUCT PERFORMANCE TARGETS, LEADING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORIGINAL SOLUTIONS.

AS SUCH, THE CANDIDATE SHOULD BE ABLE TO DEVELOP THE DIRECTION OF RESEARCH PROGRAMS, INDEPENDENTLY PLAN AND CONDUCT EXPERIMENTS, AND RECORD ANALYZE AND PRESENT CONCLUSIONS OF THE WORK TO LEADING COMMERCIAL COMPANIES. HE/SHE MUST BE SELF-MOTIVATING AND ABLE TO MULTITASK IN MULTIPLE ASPECTS OF INVOLVEMENT IN A FRESH AND VIBRANT SME.

Applications to be Received by: Friday, 26th February 2021

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