Polymer Process Development Technician – CDD (12 months)

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We are seeking a Polymer Process Development Technician to join our Montpellier (Jacou) facility.

The Polymer Process Development Technician performs copolymers development trials at Lab & KiloLab scale. He/She will be part of the POLYmer Center of Expertise and will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and performing polymer synthesis and purification trials in the Lab with appropriate sampling plan
  • Performing analysis and data processing in accordance with establish SOPs,

Ensuring traceability by writing, recording and documenting protocols.


Polymer Development

  • Prepare and execute technical work plan in accordance with tasks, timeframes and milestones defined.
  • Write detailed protocols, short reports and document activities for traceability.
  • Hands-on laboratory usage of various equipment to synthesize, purify and analyze polymers, impurities and related substances.
  • Support Control Quality Attributes (CQA), Critical Process Parameters (CPP) and In-Process Controls (IPC) identifications for polymers.
  • Perform analysis, data processing, data review and interpretation for standard characterization methods such as KF, NMR, GPC, HPLC, GC…
  • Ensure that activities are performed in accordance with established process and SOPs.
  • Support the manufacturing of non-GMP Polymer batches for development purpose (up to 2kg).
  • Support troubleshoot and deviation issues.

Maintain Compliance

  • Commit to a clean, safe and healthy environment.
  • Report any situation presenting a potential risk to health and safety of self and others.
  • Write, update and review SOPs.


  • Bac + 2-3, BSc or License Pro in Chemistry or Polymer Science.
  • First experience (minimum 6 months) in chemical synthesis and/or process development.
  • Lab scale Synthesis
  • Analytical Techniques and related software
  • Experience in writing reports, protocols and other documents.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
  • Native speaker or good level of French Language
  • Basic skills in oral and written English


  • General behavior needs to be exemplary
  • Self-Confidence
  • Good Listener
  • Good communication skills
  • Display Team spirit
  • Ability to work with others in a highly collaborative and multicultural environment
  • Daily challenges overcome with scientific approach and problem-solving skills
  • Desire to continuously improve and progress
  • Effective and focused on Priorities

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