Senior Chemist Research & Technology Albemarle

  • Fulltime
  • Amsterdam

Albemarle Corporation

Senior Chemist Research & Technology





Type chemie






Are you inspired by “what’s next”? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

The Hydro Processing Catalysts Testing and Application Group supports Global Business and Sales/Technical Service teams (and to some extent R&D) with the evaluation of catalyst performance in bench scale or microflow test units. As a Sr Application Technologist in our team, you are (or will become) the expert in your discipline. Being a specialist, you will play a key role in developing and maintaining application knowledge of HPC catalysts.


  • Define new application concepts and solutions. Translate them into practical approaches
  • Set up and supervise catalyst performance evaluation studies
  • Translate business service requests into test programs
  • Keep track of testing progress, quality and results and provide frequent status updates to all stake holders
  • Develop in depth expertise in one or more HPC Catalyst Application areas; maintain expert knowledge of technical aspects of the testing units and analytical methods used in test data collection
  • Coach other Application team members
  • Process and evaluate test data in the broader context of the appropriate catalyst application area
  • Report results: internal reports, presentations and patents


  • Academic or PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • 4+ years of experience in an expert role
  • Refinery experience and catalyst knowledge are considered a benefit
  • Innovative and capable of thinking outside normal boundaries
  • Capable of handling large datasets with attention for detail and accuracy
  • Pro-active, getting-things-done attitude
  • Flexible, able to multi-task
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English (proficiency in Dutch is preferred)

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