13 Mar, 2023

Process Flow Chemistry & Automation Internship

  • Syngenta Global
  • Münchwilen, Switzerland
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

Job description

For our site in Münchwilen (Aargau, Switzerland) we are seeking a motivated and talented Process Flow Chemistry & Automation Intern (m/f/n). This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of experts in the field and contribute to ongoing projects related to process optimization and automation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a variety of laboratory and automation technology.


  • Support the development of new active substances and intermediates by providing technical expertise and process capability for the optimization and scale-up of chemical processes.
  • Contribute to the development of new process development tools focused on automation and data science in the context of flow chemistry.
  • Generate innovative ideas, concepts, and detailed work plans to drive project activities and accomplish project goals.
  • Define experimental methodologies, perform risk assessments, and independently conduct laboratory experiments.
  • Record experimental data accurately using Syngenta ELN or other designated reporting tools, and ensure the data is accessible for future use.
  • Effectively communicate research findings, results, and project updates through written reports, PowerPoint presentations, verbal communication, and poster sessions.


  • Currently pursuing or possessing a master's degree in Organic Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • Previous research internship experience in a chemistry laboratory is mandatory.
  • Solid foundation in an object-oriented programming language such as Python is required.
  • Knowledge or awareness of data analysis and modeling would be an advantage.
  • Possesses good communication skills, actively listens, and demonstrates a willingness to learn and understand technical situations.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. The ability to communicate in a German-speaking environment is an asset.

Additional Information

We offer a variety of financial and non-financial benefits including: 

  • We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment  
  • A superb working environment with an open culture and diverse workforce where new ideas are always welcome 
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qualified and experienced employees and gain scientific and technical excellence 
  • Learning culture (Together we Grow) and wide range of training options 

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all – while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs.
Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting.  From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases
as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold.
Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.

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