Forgotten Password

PQ Corporation

PQ Corporation is looking for a Senior Chemist/Engineer – Bio-Catalysis 

This site requires JavaScript to work correctly. Please, activate it in the options of your browser. On Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 10:00pm to 1:00am EST, our site will be in maintenance and you may experience intermittent downtime. US 0 suggestions are available, use up and down arrow to navigate them i class=’material material-icons-outlined fa-spin np notranslate’ autorenew /i ‘ tabindex=’0’> location_on Find Jobs search What job do you want? Apply to this job. Think you’re the perfect candidate? You’re being taken to an external site to apply. Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions. Email By Clicking Sign Me Up, I agree to CareerBuilder’s and Senior Chemist/Engineer – Bio-Catalysis Ecovyst Valley Forge, PA (Onsite) Full-Time Job Details Ecovyst is currently on the hunt for a Senior Chemist/Engineer – Bio-Catalysis for our Catalyst Technologies division in Conshohocken, PA. This critical senior technical leadership role is responsible for leading the product development and application testing for the characterization of immobilized enzyme biocatalysts and their evaluation across applications including chemical, food and fuel production. This individual will bring technical expertise and significant experience in enzyme chemistry and applications to the organization. This individual will take the lead building our capabilities to characterize immobilized enzyme catalysts and evaluating their performance for the desired applications, developing analytical procedures for quality assurance, and maintaining insights of the enzyme catalyst technologies and applications. This individual will network and work closely with peers in the R&D team, the New Business Development Manager, and the Operations Team of Ecovyst Silica Catalysts Business, as well as target customers to drive the new biocatalyst product development projects to commercialization. Responsibilities: Be the organization’s go-to expert for enzyme chemistry and applications, sharing knowledge broadly across the organization and driving the organization to build new competencies in this emerging market. Understand customer needs and key market trends. Acquire and maintain insights into technology trends for the development of biocatalysts, particularly immobilized enzyme catalysts, and their applications in chemical, food and fuel markets. Collaborate closely with Analytical Department to establish capabilities for characterizing enzyme-immobilized catalysts and testing catalytic performance. Work closely with the technical and commercial leaders to identify and screen potential opportunities in bio-catalysis area and define the value propositions to assist the decision-making process. Communicate results and conclusions to customers gaining their buy-in to select Ecovyst as their partner. Bring feedback to Ecovyst to modify and enhance our technical solutions developing project plans and driving the organization to deliver on commitments. Provide technical support to the Operations Team to scale production and quality assurance. Provide technical support to customers on the use of Ecovyst functionalized silica carriers for bio-catalysis applications. Supervise technician(s) for bio-catalysis applications. Other responsibilities as deemed appropriate by Management may be added at any time. Education: PhD in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Materials Science or related field with a focus on enzyme catalysis is essential. Experience: 7+ years working experience in industrial or academic environment with at least 3-5 years on enzyme catalysis. Deep understanding of the relationship between enzyme structure and its catalytic functions. Knowledge and/or experience in applying enzyme-based catalysts to produce chemicals, food ingredients and fuels. Expertise in characterizing enzymes, more preferably, enzymes immobilized on solid carriers for physical and chemical properties. Expertise and hands-on experience in conducting catalytic testing on enzyme-based biocatalysts. Experience in establishing lab testing capabilities for the catalytic performance of biocatalysts. Experience in different techniques to immobilize enzymes on solid carriers a plus. Personal Attributes: Integrity, composed character, professional presence, and confidence. Creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Desire to continue learning. Self-motivated and committed to hold themself accountable for their performance, yet be a team player driven to contribute to and thrive in a global, multicultural and multi-disciplinary team. Well-rounded and able to effectively interact and communicate internally (with Commercial and Operations teams) and externally (customers, vendors). Capability to work in a fast-paced environment and confidence to make decisions with limited information when the situation requires. Strong affinity for hands-on work in an industrial environment. Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time. Mindset to operate at the highest safety standards. Get job alerts by email. Sign up now! Job Snapshot Employee Type Full-Time Location Valley Forge, PA (Onsite) Job Type Other Experience Not Specified Date Posted 10/28/2023 Apply to this job. Think you’re the perfect candidate? Job Details Missing Translation: layouts.eu_consumer_core.application.custom_footer.footer_title

PQ Corporation

Tagged as: Engineer

Apply for job

Apply For This Job

To begin the application process, please provide your email address.


By continuing you agree to minneapolisjobsearch Cookies, Privacy and Terms

Job Overview