Assistant Research Officer

Assistant Research Officer

Wilmar International Limited
2-5 years
36000 - 60000 SGD

Job Description

Wilmar International Limited is Asia’s leading agribusiness group. Wilmar International business activities include oil palm cultivation, edible oils refining, oilseeds crushing, consumer pack edible oils processing and merchandising, specialty fats, oleochemicals, and biodiesel manufacturing, and grains processing and merchandising. It has over 1,000 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries. The Group is backed by a multinational workforce of about 100,000 people.


WIL@NUS is the joint laboratory of Wilmar International Limited and National University of Singapore. The laboratory is involved in a wide spectrum of research areas including protein production and characterization, metagenomics and host strain development. An assistant research officer position is currently available for a project on industrial enzyme improvement through genetic modifications and their characterisation.


Job Responsibilities

The candidate will perform a variety of functions related to research under the supervision of the Research Scientist

  • Perform experiments involving molecular work and biochemical assays
  • Collate and analyse data for oral presentations or written reports
  • Assist in laboratory management and routine duties
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein

Qualifications/ Job Requirements

  • Degree in Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Bioengineering or other related fields
  • Prior experience with techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology such as molecular cloning and protein purification will be advantageous
  • Good organisation skills and meticulous in keeping records
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce

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