• 01-May-2020 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • Contract


Research & Development Organic Chemist

Global industry extracts trillions of litres of water each day using current technology, consuming enormous amounts of energy in the process.

Aquafortus is an emerging technology company poised to disrupt the industry and is at the forefront of research, development, and deployment of high recovery industrial water remediation technologies. Our facility is based at Airport Oaks, Auckland.

We are currently looking for an Organic Chemist to join our Chemistry team.  This is primarily a lab-based role accountable to create or develop working chemistry for use in the company's products and processes relating to the company's novel chemical technology.  This position will work with and report to the CTO and Lab Manager.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Preferably masters level degree in the field of organic chemistry
  • Relevant work experience in organo-metallic chemistry
  • Knowledge and experience in absorbent physical organic chemistry
  • Familiar with LCMS, GC-MS, and FTIR
  • Experience working with chemical processes and a variety of laboratory instrumentation
  • A passionate R&D and application focus, critical thinking capability and problem-solving in a fast-paced environment
  • A propensity to learn, pick up new skills and be adaptable and resourceful
  • Team player with excellent English written and oral communication skills for preparation and presentation of reports

This position is an initial six month fixed-term contract. If this sounds like you, please apply

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