My client is s very successful Irish based food production business. They export products to clients worldwide.They now have an exciting opportunity for a Snr R&D Chemist to join their growing and progressive company. This position will offer the successful Snr R&D Chemist an opportunity to build on their own experience and to grow and further develop their career within the food production industry.Salary & Package: Excellent salary on offer including pension, health insurance and benefits. Contact John Finn in Manpower Group Ireland for details.Role: Snr R&D Chemist, full time, permanent position.Location: Kerry, Ireland.Job Description: Developing extraction and purification procedures for natural products at lab scalePerforming quantitative and qualitative analysis using laboratory analytical techniquesMaking stable and efficient formulations to meet desired specifications and cost objectivesConduct literature searches, review publications and prepare reportsFollow industry standards on scientific significance, accuracy, safety and record keepingYour Experience:Have a keen interest, aptitude and skill in natural products extraction, purification & isolation of active compoundsHave a MSc. or PhD in Chemistry or related discipline 4 years plus industrial experienceHave an in-depth knowledge of wet chemistry techniques and instrumentational analysis / interpretationIdeally have prior industry experience with knowledge and experience in carbohydrate chemistryFor this role experience in synthetic chemistry is not relevantIf you are interested in this Snr R&D Chemist position please apply through this website or contact John Finn in Manpower Group Ireland directly.