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R & D Manager: Organic Chemist (CT) (LC_506)

Essentials: PhD Organic Chemistry, with at least 3 -5 years R&D working experience with colloids & emulsions in the manufacturing industry. South African citizen already residing in Cape Town. Valid driver's license.  
Location:  Cape Town
Salary: highly competitive
Details: A well-established food manufacturer is recruiting for an R&D Manager with a PhD in Organic Chemistry to manage innovations, oversee their project & product formulation development, overcome commercial challenges and research new products & processes. The role will also involve managing the R&D Lab operations and oversee a small team. The ideal candidate will have experience in colloid chemistry, emulsions and the manufacture of colloid suspensions & dispersions within the food industry preferably.
The role requires business travel nationally and internationally.
        • PhD Organic Chemistry ESSENTIAL
        • 3-5y experience with R&D work experience
        • Technically competent in colloid chemistry, knowledge of the properties & production of emulsions (incl. micro-emulsions & vesicles), & product application
        • Must be an organised & structured individual with proven project management experience
        • Excellent communication skills in English
        • Report writing skills
        • Must have a practical & pragmatic approach
        • Proven track record in research
        • South African citizen residing in Cape town
        • Valid driver's license
        • Valid passport & willingness to travel
Commencement:   April / May 2020
Application information:  please apply online
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted