Research Chemist (Food)

Job description

My client a Kerry based manufacturing facility urgently require a Research Chemist.

This is a permanet role with an excellent salary on offer.

Key duties will include ( but not limited to ) :

  • You will provide scientific and technical leadership and direction to project teams.
  • Develop extraction and purification procedures for natural products at lab scale.
  • Perform quantitative & qualitative analysis on raw materials using laboratory analytical techniques.
  • Make stable and efficient formulations to meet desired specifications in biosciences & animal feeds.
  • Optimize formulated ingredients to meet cost objectives & manage availability of raw materials.
  • Conduct stability testing and record results.
  • Monitor equipment operations and maintain cleanliness in the laboratory.
  • Follow industry standards on scientific significance, accuracy, safety & record keeping
  • Train and mentor junior staff on Development and QC processes including :
  • Analytical techniques, practices, compliance, documentation, and data evaluation.
  • Evaluate new cutting-edge technologies for product analysis.
  • Focus on fast efficient and reliable methodologies that could be implemented in the QC lab.


  • M.Sc in a relevant discipline essential.
  • 2-3 Years experience. A mix of Post Doc and Industry work essential.
  • In depth knowledge of Inorganic & Organic chemistry.
  • Shown experience of leading scientific projects.
  • Excellent problem solving capability and ability to document and communicate results.
  • Strong planning and project management skills.

An immediate start is available.

For more information please call Colin on 021-4847131 or

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