Development Chemist

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Development Chemist required on a permanent basis in Greater Manchester. Requiring a degree in Chemistry or a related field and proven laboratory/industrial experience.

Title Development Chemist

Location Greater Manchester

Salary £20,000 - £23,000 (dependent on experience)

Term Permanent

SRG are currently working with a well-established company producing a wide variety of polymer-based products for a range of industrial applications. As their success continues and the company continues to grow, they are looking to hire a Development Chemist to join their small technical team based in Greater Manchester. The role would be suitable for an individual who has some industrial laboratory experience, keen to take the next step in their career in R&D, or a graduate with an interest in industrial chemistry, looking for their first or second role.

Benefits: An excellent opportunity to join a well-established company with a fast-paced, people focused working environment. 40 working hours a week, 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday. 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and pension scheme.

Role / Description

Carry out formulation activities for day-to-day technical support
Develop formulations of new and existing products, working on multiple projects simultaneously
Support process improvement of formulations
Analysis of raw materials and finished products
Convert successful formulations into manufacturing instructions, supporting the scale-up from laboratory to production

A degree or similar qualification in Chemistry or a related field
Proven industrial laboratory/manufacturing experience with a range of backgrounds considered (coatings, paints, adhesives, polymers)
Excellent communication skills both written and spoken
Well organised with good time management skills
Enthusiastic, keen to learn and self-motivated
SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on (phone number removed).

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit (url removed) to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: chemistry, chemist, development, develop, R&D, research & development, formulate, formulation, formulating, coating, paint, industrial, polymer, elastomer, rubber, latex, silicone, polymer, resin, adhesive, development chemist, formulation chemist, project management
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