R&D Senior Chemist

  • 04.12.2022
  • 100%
  • Mitarbeiter
  • Festanstellung

To strengthen our Technology Materials department, and contribute to maintaining and expanding SICPA's leadership as a provider of security solutions, we are looking for a:

R&D Senior Chemist


  • Manage and drive to successful completion, research, development, and implementation projects involving internal or external customers, in the domain of machine-readable security features. 
  • Contribute to internal and client projects, and participate collaboratively in cross-functional teams 
  • Follow technical and scientific progress in the core and adjacent areas of the Laboratory activities. Identify opportunities to initiate innovative developments in these areas
  • Support activities required to maintain a strong IP portfolio
  • Management of key materials and pigments


  • Solid technical, practical expertise and experience (min. 5 years) in at least one of the following fields: Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Material Sciences at the level of Master or PhD. 
  • Experience with a second of these fields : Optics, Materials, Formulation, Electronics is a strong plus
  • A proven record of contribution to scientific/technical innovation with a demonstrated ability to conceive, develop and implement technical solutions combining materials, process and equipment
  • An industrial experience is a plus
  • Management of small- and medium-scale technical projects
  • Autonomous, polyvalent, curious and organized. You are a motivated team player, and give your best to achieve results
  • You are able to handle complex problems, and work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • You are fluent in English and French
  • Available and willing to travel a few weeks per year  


  • Our success comes from our highly skilled and talented employee
  • Respectful entrepreneurship and long-term vision are key for success
  • Our people contribute to a more secure world
  • Diversity at all levels of an organisation is a strength

We offer an exciting and challenging role, with great potential for personal development within a unique organization in a fascinating and fast-growing industry. Your file will be handled with utmost confidentiality and discretion.