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R&D Chemist

Chemicals

Essex £20k – £25k
permanent Job Ref: 5954

Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an R&D chemist to join a growing company. You will have the opportunity to lead the Research & Development for a wide range of raw materials used to supply various industries such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, automotive and coatings. You will hold a degree in chemistry (or related subject) and ideally have some previous R&D lab experience. Due to the location of this site you must have your own transport.

Duties

  • New product research and development
  • Quality control inspection of incoming raw materials
  • In-progress testing of blends and finished products
  • Quality control inspection of outgoing products
  • Documentation and analysis of results
  • Presentation of results to colleagues and clients
  • Acting as technical lead when liaising with clients


Qualifications/Requirements

BSC (Hons) in Chemistry or related subject preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.
• Laboratory experience; any experience in formulation or R&D would be advantageous but not essential as all training will be given.
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Salary £20k - £25k

Job Ref: 5954