Microbiologist - Biocides - R&D - Chemicals - Essex - £35-40k

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Essex, England
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Sep 06, 2016
Oct 04, 2016
Gareth Emmett
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Full Time

Microbiologist - Biocides - Chemicals - Permanent - Essex - £35-40k

An experienced Microbiologist is required to join one of the world's major suppliers of speciality and emulsion polymers, supporting leadership positions in many market segments, including coatings, construction, textiles, paper and synthetic latex for gloves. The company is active in all major industrial regions of the globe: Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

As the successful candidate you will work in a newly built state of the art technical facility and join a company offering excellent career growth potential where you will work in a fast paced and dynamic environment with the opportunity to make a material difference to the future of the business.

Purpose of the Job:
To provide a central support on how to reduce biological infection of our products to improve bottom line profitability through a mixture of targeted project based improvements and reactive troubleshooting. This will be achieved through reduced cost of biocide purchases, improved quality performance and increased operational efficiency. There will also be an element of direct customer support to educate and inform the value chain on the use of biocides and infection prevention in our products.

*To take day to day responsibility for laboratory safety issues and ensure that all personnel act in accordance with company's SHE directives.

*To provide expert advice on practical solutions for maximising cost/benefits of biocide use.

*Set up and deliver scheduled plant hygiene audits and coordinate improvement actions.

*Investigate infection based quality complaints to determine root cause and implement sustainable corrective actions.

*Setting up and auditing validated test methods to monitor infection related factors

*Liaison with key stakeholders to share and implement best practice on the use of biocides and infection prevention;
oBiocide vendors
oPlant Operations and QC
oTechnical Service and R&D
oRegulatory Affairs
oRaw material Suppliers and Customers

Minimum Requirements:

Degree in Micro-biology or related field.

5+ year in an industrial R&D environment

Salary £35-40k

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