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Laboratory Manager - Hydrocarbons Job in Buckinghamshire
Laboratory Manager – Hydrocarbon Recovery
Our client is an exciting start-up company developing a unique technology for the recovery of clean hydrocarbons from waste feedstocks using a low energy / low emission process.
They now require a Laboratory Manager to expand and operate the in-house lab supporting the operation of the company’s Pilot Plant Unit with the testing of a variety of potential feedstocks such as used oils, industrial rubber and used plastics, as well as analysis of the products derived from the Pilot Unit operation.
This work will assist in the further development of a new and advanced patented process which recovers hydrocarbons from various raw materials and converts them into a range of valuable chemical distillates to produce new plastics for chemical refineries or clean low sulphur marine fuels and refinery grade Naphtha.
Qualifications and Skills:
Degree or PhD in Chemistry / Organic Chemistry preferably, or another related subject such as Materials Science.
Knowledge or experience working with oils, hydrocarbons or related chemistry is essential, including analytical techniques such as XRF and spectroscopy.
Experience in a relevant laboratory environment or research facility and be entirely familiar with laboratory procedures and requirements.
You will be an experienced laboratory leader or manager, ideally with laboratory design and operation experience.
Flexibility in order to work with and provide support for a number of people.
Experience delivering demonstrations and writing technical reports.