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Chemist / Pilot Plant Technician
Location: Midlands, United Kingdom
£Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
An experienced manufacturing chemist / pilot plant technician with polymer experience or interest in materials / polymer chemistry is urgently required to join a science leader in its field to be involved as a chemist on a manufacturing site (dispersions plant) in order to manufacture products on time and in according to legal and company requirements. As manufacturing chemist you would provide support in a mix of short and long term development projects to support senior chemists and engineers.
- Ensure Compliance to all site Safety Health & Environment (SHE)
- procedures within area of responsibility
- Ability to operate dispersions plants providing cover when
- required for control room operation and downstream processes
- Off load raw materials and pack finished goods along with HP jetting
- Operate the process equipment in a safe and efficient manner ensuring that
- Processes are running within the correct parameters.
- Promote the company core values of team working, communication,
- Decision making, diversity, leadership and high performance
- To liaise with the pilot plant and manufacturing plants and to be able to support a product scale up process, where necessary and appropriate.
- To perform any other tasks reasonably requested to meet business objectives.
Qualifications / Experience
- Minimum of HNC / Degree or qualification in a scientific subject, preferably chemistry.
- Experience in the chemical industry
- HP jetting capability
- Working knowledge of Process Safety
- Experience of Lean Manufacturing techniques (Kaizen, 5S)
- Flexibility is essential as the jobholder may be called on to undertake duties
- throughout the site as directed by the Shift Manager
- Will be required to change shifts to five shift system to support any long term
- Able to communicate clearly and effectively - verbally and in writing - with internal and external contacts at all levels.
- PC proficient, with good Microsoft Office skills.
To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ3997 on 0203909 3782 / 07814547440 or apply to firstname.lastname@example.org