Scientist Controlled Release Fertilizers Formulations

Date:  20-Sep-2022
Posting End Date: 

Heerlen, NL, 6422 PD

Company:  Everris International B.V.

Scientist Controlled Release Fertilizers Formulations

Are you innovative? Can you think out of the box? Are you able to design and formulate new controlled release fertilizers? If the answer to the questions is “YES”, please, do not hesitate to read further! 

You will be directly involved in virtually all the stages of the development, from formulating and analysis of prototypes in the lab to the scale-up to a full commercial production process in collaboration with Engineering and Supply Chain. You will also support the agronomy team to provide them with newly developed prototypes and formulations. 

You will be part of the R&D team in Heerlen which is part of the global ICL Specialty Fertilizers R&D department and reporting to one of the R&D managers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hands-on person to make new CRF-formulations and test new technologies.


We offer:

  • A challenging position in a fast growing, innovative and international company with a good market position;
  • An attractive salary and good fringe benefits;
  • It concerns a permanent position.


Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Design and execute experiments for various projects in the field of controlled release fertilizers;
  • Analyse materials and prototypes on composition and release performance;
  • Support field trials, in-house or by third parties;
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Supply-Chain for the scale-up of different processes. Execute and assist in     
  • scale-up experiments to full production scale.


Your profile:

  • MSc/BSc (HLO or HTS) degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Sciences;
  • A first experience or affinity with coating technology or fertilizers would be a plus;
  • Precise, critical, independent, team-player, hands-on mentality.


English (Dutch is a plus)


Location: Heerlen