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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