Process Engineer Specialist

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von: Syngenta | localité: MontheyN: Syngenta

Job description:

Role purpose:
· Development, scale-up and implementation of chemical processes for new intermediates/active ingredient or new synthesis routes at industrial scale making sure that at any given time the process is safe and compliant with legal and internal HSE rules.
· Support and recommendations to production to deliver supply chain and site needs in terms of capacity, quality, costs and sustainability. Support of process troubleshooting issues.
· Continuous improvement of one or more chemical processes, in established production lines or for news processes, to make them robust and sustainable at the best cost.


  • Define and agree development work in agreement with the stakeholders.
  • Plan and follow development work done in the laboratory. Carry out scale-up and support full-scale plant trials to test new and/or improved manufacturing processes to meet agreed Supply Chain targets in collaboration with production.
  • Participate in the commissioning of new or modified plants, taking part in technical start-up teams, to ensure that design intent is met, and production is established safely and effectively.
  • Provide proactive technical support to production team and arrange support work to assist in the solution of process problems to permit restoration of satisfactory and continued improvement production performance.
  • Understand the requirements of the supply chain and take a leading role (in the delivery of objectives as required). If required act as the Technology Lead for an AI, or specific steps within.
  • Provide expertise in process engineering and be the contact for project teams in this area. Be part of technical networks to be up-to-date on new technologies and last innovations
  • Supply technical information / expert advice to Process Risk Assessments; work with company experts (eg Process Hazards) to ensure relevant information is available when required.

Required profile:

  • Minimum Master Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent, PhD optional, with 2 years industrial experience
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Detailed knowledge of systems for process changes and the potential implications on product quality – formulation, regulatory, etc.
  • Experience and knowledge of process engineering, process definition & design (plant & equipment design, automation, simulation), scale-up, plant establishment, manufacturing support
  • Track record in working within project timelines in a dynamic environment.
  • You have excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills, and are proactive in your approach to work.
  • You can work flexibly to manage changing priorities and can deliver complex projects within tight deadlines.
  • You are willing to learn

What we offer:

What we offer:

  • We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment
  • Flexible working arrangements and environment with an open culture and diverse workforce
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qualified and experienced employees
  • Learning culture (Together we Grow) and wide range of training options
  • You will profit from an onsite doctor, canteen, and other benefits

Interested? We look forward to receiving your online application including all relevant documents (cover letter, CV, diploma, certificates) – reference number18060697.

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status

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