We are currently searching for candidates to expand the R&D team focusing on catalyst development. Your role in this team you will be to perform a variety of tasks to support this development: Prepare catalytic materials Produce catalysts Analyse catalytic samples Document and report results and progress Due to the exploratory nature of the development you are expected to understand the underlying principles of physical catalyst development. You will need to be able to notice, report and explain results and deviations.The developed catalysts are used in diverse processes. Several internal and external clients depend on the successful development of novel products by this department. For this position we are looking for Research Technicians with the following background: BAS or BSc (HLO/HTS), practically minded MSc, or equivalent level due to experience (Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering of Chemical Technology); Experience with the preparation of material and/or aqueous slurry systems (for example drill fluids, paints or ceramics); Experience with catalyst research is preferred; Team player - good communication skills; Experience with extrusion is preferred; Affinity with the setup of experimental equipment; A large R&D driven organization. With research locations worldwide it also provides services to customers around the globe. The well being of its employees is one of the key indicators for the success of the company. This results in a company where your either work, or want to work.