This is a contract role suitable for a plant-focused process development chemist or a process engineer experienced in synthetic reaction chemistry.Role Summary:* Assist with the development and improvement of robust chemical batch manufacturing processes.* Responsible for preparing Technology Transfer packages for new product introductions plants or Tollers then monitoring and supporting commissioning. Supports the introduction of new processes to the Kirkby plant.* Identifies critical-to-quality processing steps and works with plant personnel to define best practice enabling recipe development using the Siemens DCS system.* Improve throughput by eliminating testing from processes which are shown to be robust. Recommends addition of QC steps where timely adjustment can prevent rework.* Defines correction routines, standard DCS recipe-steps for the correction of off-spec or non-conforming batches.* Uses Organic Chemistry expertise to address production problems.* Interfacing with SMEs and Production Operators alike to ensure that we deliver what we designed.* Special projects as assigned.* Any other duties as requiredQualifications/Requirements:* Higher Education in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering discipline* Experience of batch recipe development using DCS* Experience of chemical synthesis within a manufacturing environment.* Experience in troubleshooting Manufacturing processes* Experience in chemical process development* Knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry and analytical techniques* Knowledge of scale-up and large-scale batch processing* Knowledge of chemical process safety* Excellent communication skills; able to interact with senior managers and plant operators.