Researcher Chromatography

Fulltime, -

Deventer, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 13 Dec 2022

Are you a passionate analytical chemist with a multidisciplinary background and outstanding analytical skills? Do you have experience in polymer characterization by chromatography? Do you have practical experience and affinity towards analytical technologies, mainly chromatography and hyphenated techniques? If so, there is an opportunity for you as:

Researcher Chromatography
Fulltime, Deventer
Salary per month: EUR 3.550 – 5.950 before tax


Your challenges as a Researcher Chromatography
As Researcher Chromatography in the Measurement and Analytical Science department you will independently prepare, execute, evaluate, and report analytical requests to support R&D projects. Furthermore, you will actively contribute to building know-how in the expertise team. Your responsibilities entail:


• Performing hands-on laboratory work and general tasks necessary for laboratory operations.
• Ensuring the correct functioning of instruments and chromatography data system.
• Interacting with customers and other stakeholders.
• Developing and implementing chromatographic methodologies for (quality control) analysis of materials, products, and processes Nouryon-wide.
• Gatekeeping the developments in the field of chromatography.


Nouryon in Deventer 
Our Deventer site comprises a knowledge center with over 200 highly qualified R&D employees. The site accommodates several independently operating research R&D laboratories and our department that provides support in analytical, material, and environmental sciences to the business worldwide. The business R&D teams and our group work as partners in the Business Innovation Teams, delivering expertise in various fields of science and technology that are critical to the business innovation programs. Furthermore, in our Measurement & Analytical Science department, we employ a wide range of state-of the-art analytical techniques, combined with product knowledge, to contribute to the success of Nouryon. 


Have you got what it takes?
To be successful in this position, you must understand the meaning of being a solution provider to customers. You enjoy hands-on laboratory work, method development and validation, including instruments maintenance and modification. You have a high safety awareness and know to prioritize your daily work. You are a team player with the ability and affinity to provide technical input and support to 5 other team members.


Next to this you have:
• A Master’s degree or PhD in the field of analytical chemistry.
• At least 5 years of experience in using several chromatographic and sample pre-treatment techniques in a research environment.
• Proven experience in polymer characterization by (absolute) Size Exclusion Chromatography. Moreover, technical proficiency in Liquid Chromatography: HPLC/UHPLC equipped with various detectors, including MS and/or Gas Chromatography equipped with MS, FID, TCD and other detectors and sample introduction mode such as split/split less or headspace. Furthermore you have proficiency and affinity with laboratory-related information technology. 
• You own competences such as: A drive to learn and develop yourself in a dynamic global setting, a result- and customer-oriented mind-set. 
• Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written) and Dutch (or willing to learn). 


This is our offer
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:


• A permanent contract.
• • A gross annual salary including holiday allowance, based upon the experience, skills and competencies you bring, between EUR 46.500 and 77.500
• 35 holidays.
• An attractive bonus scheme.
• An excellent pension plan.
• The option to participate in a collective health insurance.
• Training opportunities.


Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.


Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as Researcher Chromatography?
Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter. Any questions? Then contact Marco Hoet, Recruiter,


A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.


We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

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