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Job Details

Research Chemist

Employer

Sherritt International Corporation

Date Posted

September 23, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Fort Saskatchewan, AB
  • Earnings $110,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 23, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Sherritt International Corporation

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

Research institute, laboratory or centre

Tasks

  • Act as technical consultant in a particular field of expertise
  • Participate in the commercialization of new products
  • Supervise other chemists
  • Analyze, synthesize, purify, modify and characterize chemical or biochemical compounds
  • Conduct programs to identify and quantify environmental toxicants
  • Conduct research into the synthesis and properties of chemical compounds and the mechanisms of chemical reactions
  • Conduct research to develop new chemical formulations and processes and devise new technical applications of industrial chemicals and compounds
  • Conduct research to discover, develop, refine and evaluate new products such as those used in nanomedicine, nanoelectronics and other applications of chemistry
  • Develop and conduct programs of analysis to ensure quality control of raw materials, chemical intermediates or final products
  • Investigate chemical aspects of the mechanisms of drug action, the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the organ function
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research and development projects

Supervision

5-10 people

Additional sector experience

Mineral resources and/or mining

Specialization or experience

Chemical engineering

Experience

5 years or more

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Research Chemist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Chemists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to conduct research to develop new chemical formulations and processes and to devise new technical applications of industrial chemicals and compounds; and to investigate chemical aspects of the mechanisms of drug action, the diagnosis and treatment of disease, organ function and the assessment of health

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with instruments to analyze, synthesize, purify, modify and characterize chemical and biochemical compounds

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting in a particular field of technical expertise; and in developing and conducting programs of analysis to ensure quality control of raw materials, chemical intermediates and final products; may supervise other chemists and chemical technicians and technologists

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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