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Chemist R&D Location: South East, United Kingdom
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.
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 [email protected]