Assistant Chemist, R&D











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  • Conduct experimental and theoretical research assignments under guidance of a lab team leader supporting the development of novel technologies in the field of exhaust after treatment catalysts.
  • Continue effort to strengthen safety and 5S awareness and execution; Ensure Zero LTI, occupational disease, loss of containment, and exceeding environmental regulation limit.

Main Tasks:

  • Under supervision of a lab team leader perform routine scientific research tasks using standard techniques, procedures and equipment
  • Analyze and document results, prepare technical reports, examinations and summaries
  • Prepare, run and maintain lab equipment such as reactors, analyzing equipment, etc.
  • Perform general lab assignments (e.g. raw material inventory review, lab housekeeping) as assigned
  • Comply with regulations concerning safety, health and environment
  • According to corporate, company and statutory EHS requirements, implement and comply with the relevant safety and environment protection policies and procedures.


  • Education: college degree or above in chemistry, chemical engineering or relevant areas.
  • Working Experience: no requirement.
  • Technical & Professional Knowledge: (Please be measurable and specific) English skills: can read & write simple English; Speaking skills would be a plus; Solid and detailed-oriented work attitude; Goal-oriented team player with good communication skills.

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