Jobs at Ecosynth

EcoSynth is a dynamic and autonomous chemical company (SME) located in Deinze, Belgium. The company delivers chemical services (new molecule and process development) to a wide variety of industries such as the chemical, pharma, biotech, agro, consumer, fragrances. In addition to our contract research activities, EcoSynth steadily elaborates its proper R&D portfolio with focus on sustainable chemical processes. Main aspirations include the use of continuous flow chemistry as highly controllable process technology, and the implementation of advanced and alternative catalytic technologies such as photochemistry.

One of our key technologies is continuous processing, which is demonstrated by the invention of the innovative COSTA technology which pushes the boundaries of flow chemistry in several aspects. Reactors based on this technology are brought to market by our daughter company Creaflow (www.creaflow.be).


Flow Chemistry Expert

To further strengthen our team, EcoSynth is looking for an expert in flow chemistry to work at the interface between chemical synthesis and engineering. Your goal is to develop synthetic routes for organic chemicals useful for industrial scale-up in continuous flow reactor systems.

You hold a Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry or chemical engineering or equivalent by experience. You preferably have industrial experience in the field of organic chemistry or process chemistry. Hands-on experience in continuous flow processing is a must. Experience in pilot or scale up processing is a plus.

You have excellent project management skills, you write concise reports, and you know how to coordinate the team. Beside this, you work independently and are capable to solve the scientific and practical problems you encounter. You stay up to date with the developments in your field, with ‘lifelong learning’ as your motto. You are fluent in English; knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

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We offer a position in a professional R&D environment where respect and sound work-life balance are of key importance. If you feel this vacant position is your call, please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Business Developer

To further strengthen its team, EcoSynth is looking for a Business developer/ Sales manager.

Your task will consist of:

  • Define, develop and implement the business strategy
  • Researching, identifying and contacting potential customers
  • Make and give presentations to prospective clients
  • Develop and maintain customer relationships
  • Attending national and international conferences and fairs (The EU will be the focus area)
  • Actively maintaining the company website and social media channels

Profile:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in business management, chemical engineering, chemistry or equivalent.
  • You have 2 to 5 years’ experience in a sales/business development function.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; Dutch and/or French would be a plus
  • You are well organized and can work well with business management systems
  • You are a team player and have the capabilities to build long term relationships

Offer:

You will be part of an enthusiastic team of scientists helping the chemical industry in its transition towards more sustainability. Operations will be mainly from Deinze but can also partly be organized from the home office.

We offer a competitive salary package and value the importance of a good work-life balance.

 

Living & working in Deinze, Belgium

Deinze is a town at the border of the river Lys, in the province of East-Flanders (Flemish region). It is directly connected by railway, the main station which is in walking distance from EcoSynth. Alternatively, rental bikes are available free of charge for transport between the station and the company. Deinze is also located along a major highway (E17) guiding to major cities such as Ghent, Kortrijk, and Antwerp and is less than an hour away from Brussels, the heart of Europe with its international airport connecting to the world.

 

How to apply?

Interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail their motivation letter and C.V. with references to:

EcoSynth
Human Resources
Industrielaan 12
9800 Deinze
Belgium
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