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Research & Innovation 01/08/2024

R&I Doctor/Engineer Senior in Catalytic Processes (m/f)

Job family : Research & Innovation | Position : Research & Innovation | Area : France | Region : Saint-Fons | Contract : Permanent position |

Key responsabilities

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Context and challenges of the position


Within the R&I Chemistry and Processes team, you will actively contribute to the department’s activities on the following missions:


Missions of the job

    • Take the lead of industrial synthesis units support in catalysis domain
    • Ensure the competitiveness and the continuous industrial process improvement.
    • Become a catalysis worldwide referent for Adisseo
    • Take the lead on a pilot unit operation to acquire data
    • Deliver basic data necessary for the development of robust and competitive industrial catalytic processes


    Exchange with production site and technology teams and interpret industrial/laboratory test results to contribute to the implementation of new catalytic systems and processes


    R&I development


    • Pursue the development of the pilot reactor
    • Design and propose laboratory equipment that will develop and accelerate our ability to innovate on catalysis field, while respecting safety, health/environmental regulations and the budget
    • Participate in the continuous improvement of the laboratory life, especially propose process and digital improvements to support the R&I development strategy
    • Ensure scientific monitoring (academic, industrial) in the field of catalytic processes
    • Identify new scientific directions and lead strategic thinking within the framework of scientific collaborations
    • Prioritize ideas by their ability to give Adisseo a competitive advantage
    • Valorize and protecting innovations through the filing of relevant patents
    • Ensure current collaborations and build new ones to support our innovation
    • Supervise one or more laboratory technicians, interns and trainees in the context of research projects and support the development of their knowledge/skills

Main Skills

Profile required


Doctor in Catalysis/Catalytic processes (PhD) with at least 5 years of experiment in industrial catalylic domain

  • English, French


  • Catalytic processes and catalysts (synthesis, characterization, performance evaluation, kinetic modeling)
  • Use and management of catalyst evaluation tools
  • Organic chemistry, analytical chemistry
  • Good and broad scientific, industrial and sustainability culture
  • Values and behaviors: creativity, team spirit, integrity, responsibility, results-focused culture
  • Communication (reports, presentations)




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