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Chemist R&D

Location: South East, United Kingdom

c£22-30K +Benefits

South East                                                                                         



A chemist is urgently required to work closely with R&D teams to help drive the development of new technology platforms, deliver research & development programs and support the introduction of new prototypes and products to customer. This team offers an opportunity for a graduate chemist or experienced chemist to tackle a range of technical challenges offering chances to grow and develop and learn about a key area of the business. The role will provide laboratory and other technical support to the team, collaborating to develop and deploy next generation product platforms. As a chemist for a dynamic team you would gain exposure to a wide range of technology areas and new ways of working, opportunities to broaden network both inside and outside of the company.


Key responsibilities

  • Proactively contribute to the high safety standard of the group

  • Design, recommend and execute experimental programmes with guidance from supervisor

  • Co-ordinate and ensure completion of discrete work elements; schedule analytical and performance tests, collate and analyse data

  • Participate in project / activity teams, present results and conclusions of the work as required

  • Interact with internal and external contacts as required to progress projects

  • Liaise with external service providers to ensure analytical and bench testing are delivered to a high quality standard and against established timelines

  • Provide expert support to Operations, Customers and R&D related to the chemistry, processing and applications of products.

  • To have comprehensive understanding of technologies, products & applications with a view to developing new growth opportunities

  • Plan, delver and administer projects or work packages through new Product Development system, including pilot and production phases to launch.


Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • BSc, MSc, PhD Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or Polymer Science, or a related subject.

  • Strong scientific background with extensive experience of working in a laboratory is preferred also graduates with just project based experience.

  • Strong commitment to HSE and quality values

  • Strong sense of urgency and able to drive work forward to meet targets and timelines

  • Effective multi-tasking, prioritisation and time-management skills

  • Capable of drawing technically sound conclusions from data, summarise, document and present results clearly on his / her work

  • Competent user of data analysis packages and word processing software

  • Strong scientific background with extensive experience of working in a laboratory is preferred


They offer an attractive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience as well as associated benefits, including Bonus and Pension Scheme.


To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson quoting AB/J3836 on 0203909 3782 / 07814547440 or apply to alison.basson@hudsonshribman.co.uk


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