Chemical Engineer - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Dublin
  • Contract FTC
  • 4th April 2024
  • -
  • Ref ID: #39647

Job Description

  • Location: Dublin, Dublin
  • Type: Contract FTC
  • Job #39647

Chemical Engineer
The Osborne Tech and Eng team are sourcing for a Chemical Engineer for our client based in Dublin. This is an exciting new role which will integrate within the Centralised Services team within the Technical Services Department. The role will provide technical support and advice to the CME Department and contribute to safety of the operations.


The primary responsibilities of the role will be:

  • To conduct investigations into failures of chemicals (including oils and lubricants) used
  • To procure and direct as required, third party laboratories, test facilities, consultants or experts required to conduct analysis work for the CME Dept.
  • To provide useful interpretation of test reports, consultants reports and chemical data sheets to allow the CME Dept. to make technical & business decision
  • To provide technical and analysis reports to the CME Department
  • To provide material and product specifications for the Procurement Department
  • To approve all chemicals, oils, lubricants, and fuels used by the CME dept.
  • To conduct basic in-house testing of materials, e.g., hardness testing, microscopy analysis


  • Degree level qualification in Chemical Science or Chemical Science and Engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years post graduate experience working in an industrial environment
  • Knowledge of failure investigation methods.
  • Experience of writing technical reports.
  • Knowledge of safe handling of chemicals.
  • Knowledge of oil sampling and associated tests.
  • Excellent technical ability in the interpretation of laboratory test results.
  • Experience of chemical selection, especially for safety critical applications.
  • Experience of selecting chemical treatments of materials, e.g. protections and coatings.
  • Experience of selecting alternative chemicals to those previously employed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good PC skills with knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment, especially pertaining to the railway industry.
  • Understanding of technical standards.
  • Knowledge of international standards such as EN, ISO etc. standards relevant to areas of expertise

Benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 36 hour working week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension

To be considered for this position apply today or call Paula Ferrie on 01 485 3060
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered for this or other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided. Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 
Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Apply for a Job

    First Name

    Last Name

    Phone Number

    Email Address

    Job Title

    Where Did You Hear About Us?

    Upload Files

    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456