Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 13,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation.
Today, more than 93% of the group's sales come from products and services which provide sustainability benefits through the positive impact they have on the environment, resource efficiency and human health, but that’s not enough. We have ambitious plans for growth and need talented individuals to help shape and lead us into our next century.
Due to expansion we have a very exciting opportunity for Chemists to join our Process and Product Development teams in our European Technology Centre based in Royston. This is a fast paced environment, where innovative thinking and a willingness to undertake a variety of hands-on activities are required.
In Process Development you will be directly responsible for the successful transfer of new products in our manufacturing facilities, with key involvement in the process optimisation and specification for a wide variety of autocatalysts. You will be required to work in multi-disciplinary teams tasked with projects ranging from process design and influence on catalyst development through to the technical support of catalyst production in any one of our worldwide manufacturing facilities.
In Product Development you will focus on the research, development and evaluation of new advanced catalyst formulations meeting our Global automotive customers requirements. You will be responsible for facilitating the running of development programs which includes preparing new catalyst concepts, organisation of testing and analysis. We are looking for individuals who can combine detailed scientific analysis with organisation skills and can acquire market awareness to deliver commercially successful products.