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Process Chemist - Manufacturing

Chemicals

West Midlands £30k – £40k
permanent Job Ref: 5714

Description

An opportunity has arisen for a process chemist to join a specialist chemical manufacturing organisation in the West Midlands. As a process chemist you will be responsible of a range of manufacturing processes and development methods in order to optimise operation of pilot plant and production scale.

To be successful you should hold a relevant scientific qualification and possess commercial experience within a chemical process/manufacturing environment.  

Process Chemist Responsibilities:

  • Assume control of the chemical manufacturing processes.
  • Liaison with other manufacturing / test areas, especially in the manufacture of hazardous and sensitive materials.
  • Operation of plants on a pilot plant scale or production scale.
  • Process monitoring and analysis.
  • Computer control of safety critical manufacturing processes.
  • Inventory management and test clearance of materials
  • Health, Safety and Environmental monitoring routines.

 
Skills and Requirements: 

  • Educated to degree level in chemistry or closely related discipline.
  • Possess commercial experience within a chemical process/manufacturing environment.  
  • A strong foundation in analytical chemistry techniques would be advantageous.
  • A working knowledge of chemical safety and environmental impact is essential.
  • Possess a methodical approach to your work with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Salary - £30,000 - £40,000 + Benefits – Pension Contribution – Free Parking – Subsidised Canteen – 25 Days Holiday

Working Hours: 37 hour week: Monday- Thursday 7:30 -15:30 + Friday 07:30 -14:30

Job Ref: 5714