Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. The internship should ideally start in June/July 2020 and last 6 months. Role purpose: To provide process and technical capability in support of development projects for the optimization and scale up of chemical processes for the production of new active substances and intermediates. To assist with the development of new tools to support process development Accountabilities: To work under the guidance and supervision of Syngenta Staff To carry out activities in strict compliance with Syngenta HSE policy and general instructions To provide concepts, ideas and detailed work plans for the completion of tasks and activities Determine/define experimental methodologies, participate in risk assessment and to implement independently in laboratory. Accurately record data using Syngenta ELN or other reporting tool as required and to ensure the data is available for future users To report findings, results and projects clearly and appropriately (written reports, powerpoint presentations, verbal communications and poster sessions) To maintain confidentiality of Syngenta data.
Qualifications Critical success factors & key challenges: Enquiring and questioning approach Enthusiastic and proactive engagement with laboratory teams, engineers, chemists and analytical staff. Orientation towards problem solving Keenness to learn Knowledge, experience & capabilities: Critical knowledge: Organic Synthesis background is a must Experience in transition metal complex synthesis would be a significant strength Knowledge in Computational chemistry would be a benefit Knowledge/Awareness of data analysis/modelling would be a benefit Presentational/report writing skills Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities: Student in process of completing or possession of a masters degree in Organic Chemistry. Reasonable spoken and written English. At least one of spoken German or spoken French. Ability to communicate within a German speaking environment is a strength. Communicative outlook. Listens well and ready to learn and understand technical situations. Effective planning with flexibility to respond to changing situation and uncertainty Ability to work in a multicultural environment. Technical Competencies: Laboratory Skills: Strong Math science (modelling etc): Basic Data science (and visualization): Basic What we offer: With your work you can make an impact to the food security of people -> #briningplantpontentialtolife Possibility to grow and internal opportunities within Syngenta A responsible work with interesting challenges An open and pleasant working environment Flat hierarchy and an open culture Are you interested?
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