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Courtesy of Mike Allen and Steve Gschmeissner

Organic/Analytical Chemist

Job Purpose

The primary Job Purpose is to produce optimise seaweed extracts to meet the Project Objectives.


Nature & Scope


This role will lead the internally conducted laboratory scale work for the Seaweed Project.



Knowledge/Experience/Technical Skills



  • BSc or equivalent in Chemistry or a closely related discipline to equip them with the scientific skills to competently conduct the work described above (Documented Qualification).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience post-BSc in an academic or industrial environment using wet chemistry techniques to prepare, analyse or characterise naturally sourced materials.
  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety rules as they apply to working in a laboratory environment including preparation of COSH and Risk assessments.
  • Proven Track record of developing and/or adapting wet chemistry techniques to suit requirements of projects.
  • Good communication skills to translate their observations and findings into meaningful insights and actions to non-technical members of a project team.



  • Experience of working with Seaweed, preparation, analysis, and characterisation of seaweed extracts.
  • Knowledge and experience of analytical techniques such as nmr, Mass spectroscopy, chromatography, membrane filtration.
  • Experience of scaling up extraction of plant-based materials.
  • Experience of working in a GLP environment and/or ISO accredited companies/laboratories (cv/interview)
  • Project Leadership experience including planning and budget management. Familiarity of using Microsoft Project.

For more information: Byotrol Organic Chemist

To apply email: hevans@byotrol.com


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