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Day Technician, Analytical (BOZ)

SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals with operations in more than 50 countries and over 35,000 employees worldwide. The Analytical Technology team (>30 FTEs) is part of the SABIC Corporate Technology and Innovation (T&I) organization and provides analytical characterization expertise to support T&I programs across Strategic Business Units such as PETCHEM and SPECIALITY. The chemical characterization laboratories are well equipped with an extensive array of modern analytical techniques in the area of advanced chromatography, spectroscopy, elemental analysis, morphology/microscopy.


As part of the SABIC family, we attract diverse talents and develop their leadership and technical skills. We are currently looking for a motivated candidate with a technical, science-oriented degree, in Bergen op Zoom (The Netherlands) to work on NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) Spectroscopy state-of-the-art techniques in collaboration with other Analytical scientists and Product Developers as part of a Global team. This is a remarkable opportunity to work with the latest in characterization equipment for polymer analysis.


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

Do you have knowledge of NMR, with the interest and ability to grow into an NMR specialist?  Are you eager to support innovations and product development? Then we are looking for you!


In this role, you are supporting innovations by unraveling fundamentals of polymers and processes. The role of NMR specialist is crucial for the development of new materials for an increasingly large application range. Your research mindset, strong planning skills and attention to detail enable you to tackle our analytical challenges.


The technician position described here will support product development projects and internal analytical developments.  Your experience and growth in the position will enable you to become a true specialist in this area. Working together with other NMR experts in the European and Global team, you will:

  • Handle and perform a variety of analyses requests for research and development projects
  • Develop and transfer new measurement methods and protocols, often with assistance from specialized team members
  • Perform directed research as well as contribute to maintenance and improvement of the relevant equipment
  • Efficiently organize, prioritize and handle multiple project simultaneously
  • Contribute to and further promote a high culture of safety in the laboratory and on site
  • To be successful in this role you should develop a good understanding of what is going on in the different teams within both R&D and Manufacturing. Also you make sure you are up to date with the latest developments in your area of expertise and develop further methods, analyses and protocols to support projects in the best possible way.


We offer you a challenge in a knowledge based and informal organization where you create and share knowledge, translate this knowledge into innovation and interface with different product development projects. This makes that your role is crucial for the development and success of our future applications and products.


Your profile

  • You have a University (BSc.) degree / HBO education in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, or similar
  • Knowledge of and experience with NMR spectroscopy
  • Proven affinity for analyses and measurements, including reliability
  • Strong organizing and decision making skills
  • Pragmatic with an analytical view
  • Excellent communication skills in English – verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Flexible, creative and independent – capable of shifting priorities as needed
  • Knowledge of polymers is a plus

Additional information

Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations. Applications (resume + motivation-letter) can be uploaded online, please do not send these via email (GDPR). Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.

For more information about this role you can contact Laura Deckers (Corporate recruiter) via laura.deckers@sabic.com.