Research Engineer in NMR for TOTAL Belgium

The Analytical Department of the Research Center of Feluy (Belgium) being part of the Refining and Chemistry branch of TOTAL is looking for a Research  Engineer specialized in NMR for a fixed-term contract of 12 month.

Under the responsibility of the Structure, Functionality and Morphology Service Manager, the applicant mission will be to:

  • Design, conduct and implement developments in high resolution NMR to provide the key chemical informations required by the R&D departments and other RC’s divisions in the field of catalysts and polymers characterization and in this way participate in the development and commercialization of new products, catalysts or processes and resolution of problems encountered by customers or in the Business Units.

-    Adapt practices to customer requests and products, evaluate new methods and new equipments,

-    Operate and analyze Low Field NMR experiments.

-    Realize assays, analyze results, draw conclusions, make the necessary recommendations and draft synthetic documents

-    Ensure reliable analytical results,

-    Propose and follows works done with academics in her/his area of ​​competence,

-    Propose equipment investments, maintenance schedules, ensures the availability of machines and consumables,

-    Tutor trainees

Required Profile:      PhD in chemistry or analytical science. NMR specialty.

Moreover, Knowledge or experience in Low Field NMR, catalyze and/or Polymer domains would be highly appreciated

Specific abilities:       Great interpersonal skills

Project management

Strong written and oral communication skills in French and in English.

                                        To have an analytical turn of mind

                                        To work as a team

To apply to this position send a curriculum vitae and a motivation letter to: vincent.livadaris@total.com