CY Partners


Process Technologist

Ref: 130

05 June 2024
Oxfordshire, South East of England
£35,000 - £45,000 p/a

CY Partners have a great new opportunity with a Global Leader in the Fuels and Lubricant industry, with production facilities worldwide and an ever-growing portfolio of products, there has never been a better time to jump on board! 

The Process Technologist role is perfect for those with a degree in Chemical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, or Chemistry, and a background in a manufacturing or R&D, or a relevant PhD. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead the New Product Development aspects for the relevant to MFT (Manufacturing Technology) stage gate processes.
  • Contribute to the adoption of a digitalized approach in the way we perform technical work, embedding and growing our capabilities through lab rig automation and data rich reactions.
  • Contribute to the fundamental understanding of existing products and processes, e.g.: cost structure, bill of materials.
  • Ability to think outside of the box and to apply knowledge gained elsewhere to the projects and processes under your control.
  • Co-ordinate activities of lab-based colleagues carrying out work on behalf of MFT.
  • Manage external relationships with suppliers, equipment manufacturers, universities, etc.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, while being the interface with Technology and the plants to achieve functional technology implementations and process improvements.
  • Ensure the scalability of the processes, supporting plant trials at third parties and providing technical input for agile identification of root cause analysis.

Key Requirements

  • Good process and chemistry background (preferably, but not exclusively in the organic and polymer fields), as well as knowledge of statistical methodologies are also desired.  
  • Ability to search, including literature search, and use existing knowledge where applicable.
  • Teamwork and excellent communication skills are essential to this position.
  • Communicate effectively project planning and progress with sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently, balancing priorities and making independent and timely decisions.
  • Critical thinking with a problem-solving attitude, approaching challenges in a solution-focused way.
  • Manufacturing plant experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Project management and leadership experience would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of foreign languages could be beneficial but is not required
  • A good knowledge of analytical techniques and how to apply them to the products and process development is preferred but not essential.


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