Research Technician - Catalytic Experiments

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We are searching for new candidates to expand the R&D team focused on catalyst testing.

In this R&D team you will perform various catalytic experiments using small scale, high pressure, reactors. As a researcher you will be responsible for the setup and the execution of these catalytic experiments and the necessary equipment. You will be responsible for the monitoring, the development, and the optimization of these conversion processes. Samples will be drawn at given moments and conversion will be measured. You will also provide first pass interpretation when reporting to your project leader.

The following equipment is used in this department.:

  • Trickle flow
  • microflow
  • nanoflow
  • high pressure reactors: 40-200 bar
  • small scale reactors: 10 ml - 1 liter

The conversions will be measured by analytical technicians with various analytical methods, such as:

  • Gas chromatographs (GC)
  • Mass spectrometer (MS)
  • other analytical equipment

You will be performing the experiments with a team of technicians. The results will be reported to the Project leader.

The initial project period will be 6 months. There is a good chance of prolongation of the project, if successful.


from 2300 to 3000 euro's gross monthly


For this position we are looking for a professional with the following background:

  • BAS (HLO / HTS), or equivalent level due to experience (Chemical Technology, Chemistry, Engineering, Organic Chemistry);
  • Experience with high pressure reactors is preferred;
  • Experience with (heterogenic) catalytic conversion is preferred;
  • Affinity with the setup of experimental equipment;
  • Teamplayer and good communicator;

Scholing: HBO

Over de werkgever

Onze opdrachtgever is toonaangevend in de (petro)chemische industrie. Met diverse vestigingen wereldwijd heeft onze opdrachtgever een dominante positie ingenomen.

Wat wij bieden

Position: Temporary

Salary: from 2300 to 3000 euro's gross monthly

Hours: 40 hours weekly

Location: Amsterdam area

Uren per week: 40

Contract: tijdelijk


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