Research Engineer for Sustainable Materials Processing 1 - Benguerir

Gestion projet / Etudes / R&D - Secteur Enseignement / Formation

  • De 3 à 5 ans
  • 1 poste(s) sur Marrakech et région - Maroc
  • Bac +5 et plus Minimum

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  • Télétravail : Non
Publiée il y a 26 jours sur - Postulez avant le 01/05/2023

Entreprise :

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.

Poste :

Job Title: Laboratory Technician


Job description:

The Sustainable Materials Research Center (SUSMAT - RC) is seeking applications for an experienced laboratory technician. Candidates should hold a master’s degree or equivalent (bac +5) in the field of organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, materials science, or any STEM-related field with a proven experience as a laboratory technician. The successful candidate will be responsible for defining, monitoring, and implementing the day-to-day processes related to the management of SustMat laboratories and characterization platforms, assisting Ph.D. students and research scientists, and other service activities within the laboratory.


Key duties:

Under the responsibility of the SusMat RC director, the successful candidate is expected to:

  • Plan, organize, and supervise the daily operations of analytical and testing laboratories.
  • Assist in the design and execution of routine laboratory experiments according to standard procedures and the instructions of the team members,
  • Ensure safety and good lab practices training for users,
  • Make sure that all safety guidelines are always respected by users and maintain a clean and orderly environment.
  • Schedule the use of labs and equipment for the staff.
  • Take care of the good operation and maintenance of the laboratories, and characterization platforms.
  • Purchase lab supplies, prepare ordering lists and maintain the needed quantities of chemicals for normal operation.
  • Maintain HSE standards, and handle HSE documents,
  • Keep and archive all information and data collected in the lab.
  • Be accountable for all aspects of the labs, including equipment (maintenance, calibration, and controls), software, supplies, and documentation.
  • Assist in planning and monitoring the laboratory's annual budget.
  • Create standard operating procedures for equipment.
  • Develops policies and procedures to ensure effective sustainable improvement of the lab system of management.

About Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P):

Located at the heart of the Green City of Benguerir, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), a higher education institution with an international standard, was established to serve Morocco and the African continent and to advance applied research and innovation. This unique university, with state-of-the-art infrastructure, has woven an extensive academic and research network, and its recruitment process is seeking outstanding academics and professionals to promote Morocco and Africa’s innovation ecosystem.

While OCP group, a world leader in fertilizer production, is a privileged client for the University, a growing portfolio of clients is driving the development of a rich R&D ecosystem around the university. UM6P enjoys ample research funding, moderate teaching load, and excellent facilities. The university promotes multidisciplinary R&D, entrepreneurship, and collaboration with external institutions and clients with the aim of advancing the Moroccan and African economies.  Furthermore, UM6P o?ers highly competitive incentives to its current and future talented research staff.

About the Sustainable Materials Research Center (SusMat - RC):


The Sustainable Materials Research Center (SusMat - RC) is a multidisciplinary research center engaged in the development of advanced biobased products and materials thereof using biotechnological, physical, and chemical conversion strategies and engineering processes (b) understanding and controlling their underlying specific functionalities and the structure-properties relationship acting over multiple length scales from the molecular, nano to the macro level and their cross-interactions and (c) utilizing the gathered knowledge and the invented materials to address key technological challenges in Morocco and African continent and assist the transition toward a green and circular economy.

Profil recherché :

Criteria of the candidate:
  1. Educational background:
  • Master degree (bac+5) in chemistry, materials science or related area.
  1. Experience and Skills:
  • A proven experience as a laboratory technician and in team management.
  • Familiar with organizational software including spreadsheets, SAP, and databases, to ensure the efficient running of the facilities of SusMat,
  • Good understanding of organic synthesis, chemical analysis techniques and reporting standards
  • Familiar with HSE standards
  • Comfortable handling potentially dangerous chemical substances.
  • Good knowledge of management systems, preventative measures, and laboratory best practices.
  • Good command of English and French, both spoken and written


  1. Personal Attributes
  • Be autonomous and detail-oriented, possess strong organizational and coordination skills
  • A customer-oriented service and solution-oriented approaches are essential
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a good team player
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals
  • Successfully manage stressful situations and priorities, meet deadlines, have a positive attitude to deal with them
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at any given time.
  • Self-motivated, and focused on achieving quality outputs


Application and Selection:

The application folder must contain:

  • A cover letter outlining the candidate's motivation for the position,
  • A detailed curriculum vitae,
  • Any document deemed relevant,
  • Contact information of three professional references

Adresse :

Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150

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