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About this job

  • Market: Industry
  • Industry: High Tech
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Overijssel

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Closing date: Monday, 29 January 2024

About this role: Scientist

As a Scientist you use your chemical and analytical knowledge to create new and optimize existing products, processes and methods. The function requires a strong focus on delivering high-quality products which meet your customers’ needs and expectations. It also requires the ability to multitask and switch gears as you will be working on both new product development with a short time to market and research projects. Getting a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter is something you enjoy and essential in your day-to-day work.

  • Your day to day job will include the following tasks:
  • Execute literature research in response to internal and external customer questions;
  • Stay up-to-date within your field of expertise and share relevant developments;
  • Perform practical chemical laboratory research, e.g. using our high-pressure alkoxylation reactors;
  • Develop and optimize products and processes;
  • Interpret (analytical) data and report research results to stakeholders;
  • Guide and supervise production scale-up batches of your newly developed product together with colleagues from engineering and production;
  • Provide advice on (production) problems and guidance for troubleshooting activities, both internally and externally;
  • Be a role model in our safety culture


  • Completed university education in organic chemistry and/or chemical engineering;
  • Minimum 2 years working experience with new product development and organic synthesis;
  • Good analytical skills; Experience with or a keen interest in (pressure) reactors is a pre;
  • Ambition to master the craft and achieve a fundamental understanding of the technologies applied within the group;
  • Communicative skills with good knowledge of the English language (Dutch is a pre);
  • Good project management skills, i.e. the ability to start, oversee and finish projects within the set objectives and scope;
  • An enthusiastic, pro-active and open-minded attitude.


Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is highly valued; where your personal initiatives are noticed and rewarded; and where you get all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career. This is your chance to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-paced and results-driven environment.

Being brokered by Brunel means you have a contract with Brunel. Not only do you have a contract, you are guaranteed a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of employment are excellent. Some examples are price reductions with CZ health insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering has been mediating both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years. Our clients range from multinationals to local companies. Together, we find the job that meets your needs.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Lisette Koopman is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Lisette Koopman
Brunel Netherlands Enschede
+31 682682304