Senior Chemist-Formulation-Pilot Plant-Chemical-Grimsby-£34-37k

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Grimsby, England
GBP34000.00 - GBP37000.00 per annum + Bonus + Company Benefits
Sep 06, 2016
Oct 04, 2016
Gareth Emmett
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Position Type
Full Time

Senior R&D Chemist - Process Chemistry - Pilot Plant - Formulation - Chemicals - Lincolnshire - Permanent - £34-37K + Bonus + Excellent Company Benefits

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Chemist to join the R&D Department of a major speciality chemicals company at their site near Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

Reporting to the R&D Manager, this role will involve working as part of the R&D team, which is responsible for driving business growth through product innovation and technology development.

You will work as part of a team of chemists contributing to R&D projects and running the dispersions pilot plant. This is very much a hands-on job for which you should be able to demonstrate good problem solving skills, the ability to understand the concepts, adapt and modify the pilot plant formulations where necessary, and contribute fully to the technical development of the projects.

On a day to day bass you will be required to:

1.Work independently, planning and executing technical work programmes associated with projects.

2.Work as part of a team of chemists within the pilot environment, and be capable of covering each other's absence in order to maintain a consistent level of technical input from the pilot team.

3.Liaise directly with other technical personnel, attend project meetings, formally present work to colleagues, and contribute at a technical level to the progression of the projects as a whole.

4.Understand fully the technical issues around the pilot work, and be able to apply this knowledge effectively.

5.Supervise the scale-up of new formulations to production reactors.

6.Keep abreast of new developments in the field of dispersion development and scale-up.

7.Work within and have due regard for the company's safety and quality systems.


To be considered for this opportunity you will be required to hold a degree level qualification in Chemistry or a related subject and will possess experience working within an industrial laboratory environment - ideally carrying our formulation / scale-up work activities within a production environment. The position is a very hands-on one which will require practical skills coupled with excellent problem solving skills.

Salary - £34-37k + Bonus + Company Benefits

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