Research Scientist

Research Scientist

Wilmar International Limited
2-5 years
48000 - 84000 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a key contributor to the technical strategy and objectives for Wilmar’s specialty fat businesses
  • Conduct primary research work pertaining to fats and oils processing and functionality applications
  • Identify and develop processing solutions / troubleshooting on specialty fats in food industry, including but not limited to bakery/confectionery fats.
  • Develop and implement R&D projects from conception to completion, with emphasis on technical soundness and resource efficiency
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or equivalent (Inorganic Chemistry is preferred)
  • Strong background in principles of inorganic chemistry with an interest in food science
  • Expert knowledge and skills to complete technical and scientific research
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task, plan and prioritize
  • Ability to be flexible to meet Wilmar’s business needs
  • Fresh Ph.D. graduates are welcome to apply

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