Senior Scientist Environmental Sciences

Permanent employment / Egerkingen, Switzerland

Senior Scientist Environmental Sciences


Job main responsibilities

  • Has hands-on experience and a strong academic background in topics like up-cycling of waste streams, climate change mitigation measures and cleaning of water and air.​
  • Develop, refine and manage individual and unique projects while coordinating the project team members' (including cross-functional) daily activities to meet challenging schedule milestones and objectives
  • Direct collaboration with internal business innovation teams, applications R&D, engineering/production, and outside institutes/universities as appropriate.
  • Responsible for identifying patentable inventions and acting as principal investigator in conducting his or her own experiments
  • Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the results of analyses and the preparation of relevant conclusions in publishable form, use of statistical tools
  • Coordinate input / output for material costing, capital equipment expenditures, etc.
  • Advise peers and senior management on how to best use research findings

Candidate profile requirements

  • Has hands-on experience and a strong academic background in topics like up-cycling, land reclamation
  • Degree in a environmental sciences or adjacent discipline: MSc  with minimum 3 years experience; or, preferably, a PhD
  • Experience working in a laboratory is a must
  • Fluency in English and (with at least basic proficiency in German preferred)
  • Readiness to carry out own experiments in a laboratory environment
  • Ability to contribute to scientific papers together with peers
  • Is willing to travel domestically and internationally (about 1 week / month maximum)
  • Proactive, target-oriented, systematic and willing to work on multidisciplinary projects
  • Is a team player who can work in team to ensure successful project completion
  • Adapts easily to new environments and is flexible
  • Can think out-of-the-box and has an innovative point of view
  • Is target and result-oriented
  • Work in an ISO-certified environment




HR Business Partner, Nicole Gebhard

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