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Chemist (Polymers) Location: South East, United Kingdom
Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
South East AB/J3506
A chemist with an interest or experience in polymers is urgently required to work closely with the senior scientist within R&D teams to help drive the development of new products. As a chemist you will help support to deliver research & development programs and support the introduction of new prototypes and products to their customers.
As a polymer chemist you will independently plans and executes technical work programs associated with projects. As a chemist you will be able to lead a straightforward technical project under supervision. You will have a detailed understanding in a specific technical area and as a chemist with experience of polymers you will be able to apply your knowledge effectively.
Training could be given to a graduate.
Pro-actively identify, report on and improve safety related issues in the local laboratory area using available tools and systems.
Plan and execute project work in support of the R&D program to develop products, applications and knowledge.
Liaise with internal and external contacts as necessary to track and communicate project status.
Advise, organise and attend scale-up of development products at the pilot or production scale as required.
Develop and maintain awareness in relevant technical fields.
Provide technical support to operations, technical service and regulatory as required
Quality: Ensure that all requirements of Quality Policies are met
SHE: Carry out work in accordance with the Companys Safety and QM System
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Required:
Degree (preferable connected to polymerisation) Chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science, or a related subject
Good understanding or organic chemistry and polymer synthesis or polymerisation.
Experience of market driven product development, proven experience of understanding customer needs and a strong technical pedigree to translate ideas into products
Some experience in a R&D environment, preferably in a polymer or composites related field.
Experience of research related to Polymer Science.
An understanding of adhesives composites coatings, or additives or and/or polymer modification/testing would be a distinct advantage
They offer an attractive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience as well as associated benefits, including Bonus (non-guaranteed) and Pension Scheme.
To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson quoting AB/J3506 on 0203 909 3782 / 07814547440 or apply to email@example.com