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R&D Chemist / Materials Chemistry (Formulation)

Location: Midlands, United Kingdom

19-26k

Midlands                                                                                                                               

ABJ4148

 

As a chemist with experience in formulation connected to polymers or coatings you will perform formulation and testing work laboratory in the Materials Development of an R&D function of a global team. As formulation chemist you will to work on a mix of short and long term development projects, under the guidance of the Senior Chemist / Chemist with a global company.

Full training given could suit a graduate with some relevant experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • To plan, organise and carry out work supporting short and long term development activities within agreed timescales and according to the plan for the department.

  • To use experience and formulation knowledge to fully contribute to project planning, to make suggestions for problem solving or to allow development of new ideas for new or existing applications.

  • To maintain accurate records and report data according to department processes and procedures, so as to ensure traceability of results and hence meet ISO9000 standards.

  • To be able to create reports that can be used outside R&D, when necessary and appropriate.

  • To ensure good communication and liaise with other sections of the R&D function (and, when required, be able to communicate and liaise with the commercial teams or directly with customers.

  • To liaise with the pilot plant and manufacturing plants and to be able to support a product scale up process, where necessary and appropriate.


This Job Description describes the requirements for all Assistants within the development team, regardless of their specific specialty background.

 

Qualifications / Experience

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in chemistry based subject (Chemistry / Polymer Chemistry / Materials).

  • Experience in a laboratory of R&D or testing or formulation of materials.

  • Ability to follow and complete specified testing and monitoring procedures accurately.

  • Ability to record, monitor and update data clearly, accurately and in a timely manner.

  • MS Excel – ability to develop and manipulate data in worksheets including pivot tables, v lookups and other analytical tools.

  • 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. Good team-working and interpersonal skills with evidence of prior effective involvement in cross-functional business teams.


Discretionary Bonus 25 days annual leave per annum. Employee Assistance Programme. Simply Health - Cash Plan. Private Medical Insurance. Pension

 

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ4148 on 0203 909 3782, / 07814547440 or apply to alison.basson@hudsonshribman.co.uk

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