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My client is a dynamic and pioneering company working in the field of recycled plastics. They are looking for an enthusiastic, self-starting, results-oriented Materials Technologist to spearhead the continued innovation of the groundbreaking technology. Reporting to the Operations Manager you will provide technical expertise and support to the production process driving the company forwarding its developments.
Educated in either chemistry/materials or an engineering discipline, you will have a solid understanding of plastics and how they interact in multiple mixtures. Ideally you will have 5 years experience in recycled plastics or waste management recycling, a hands-on approach and be willing to solve problems as they arise.
·Monitor, measure and report on polymer chemistry related process performances
·Design and carry out laboratory experimental work to develop products and processes for production plant operation
·Source and evaluate alternative sources for new/raw materials
·Perform plant investigations to identify root causes of problems and implement solutions
·Generate new ideas to develop products ensuring efficient and feasible implementation
·Maintain strong working relationships with all departments
·Strong understanding of physical testing techniques such as flexural, impact and compression testing
·Solid understanding of thermoplastic polymers flow characteristics (melt flow index)
·Good leadership qualities with excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique, fast paced company where your ideas will be appreciated and explored. They are looking for an individual who shows interest and passion within this field and has the ambition to explore and develop the recycled plastics industry. For more information about the role call Scott at SRG.
The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carlisle Staffing plc, trading as SRG is an Employment Business/Agency.
SRG, winners of the Recruitment Professional Awards 2011 'Best Company to work for' and 'Best People Development Business' awards, and the only "highly commended" company in the Annual Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2011, for 'Best Small Recruitment Agency to Work For'.