Physical Organic Chemist

Syngenta

Physical Organic Chemist

Salary Not Specified

Syngenta, Bracknell, Bracknell Forest

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 76fe2a18235c4ef4b02a2e3df06debbb

Full Job Description

Syngenta are now recruiting a Physical Organic Chemist to work within the Process Studies Group at our Jealott's Hill research site, Bracknell, UK. We are a cross-disciplinary team of chemists, particle scientists and engineers who provide scientific innovations to support the development of safe, cost-effective, and sustainable processes.

As a physical organic chemist, you will use your scientific knowledge to design and conduct studies to understand our chemical systems and grow our process science. Typically, this involves the gathering and interpretation of quantitative chemical information (e.g. reaction kinetics) to determine fundamental mechanistic pathways. The insights gained are used to devise inventive solutions for enhancing our chemical processes to meet business targets and strategic goals.

  • A degree or PhD in chemistry with expertise in organic and/or physical chemistry as essential.

  • Comprehensive laboratory and analytical skills with applied experience in one or more of the following areas as desirable: NMR, GC, IR, HPLC, mass-spectrometry.

  • You should be motivated by solving complex technical challenges with a desire to create innovative and sustainable solutions.

  • As part of a global community, you will have excellent communication and team-working skills.

  • A strong commitment to HS&E, and the wellbeing of self and others.

    Syngenta Crop Protection is a leader in agricultural innovation, bringing breakthrough technologies and solutions that enable farmers to grow productively and sustainably. We offer a leading portfolio of crop protection solutions for plant and soil health, as well as digital solutions that transform the decision-making capabilities of farmers. Our 17,900 employees serve to advance agriculture in more than 90 countries around the world. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, and is part of the Syngenta Group.


  • Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture., Jealott's Hill International Research Centre UK is situated in pleasant semi-rural surroundings between Bracknell and Maidenhead and is the place of work for approximately 800 Syngenta scientists and support staff. Jealott's Hill is one of the main global research and development sites and key activities include research into discovery of new active ingredients, new formulation technologies, product safety and technical support of our product range.

  • Extensive benefits package including a generous pension scheme, bonus scheme, private medical & life insurance.

  • Up to 31.5 days annual holiday.

  • Flexible working

  • We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment.

  • The opportunity to develop and apply your science within the chemical industry.

  • The chance to work as part of a global team to address the current and future needs of the agricultural sector.

  • Learning culture and wide range of training options.


  • Syngenta has been ranked as a top 5 employer and number 1 in agriculture by Science Journal.