Adhesives Chemist

Location Northamptonshire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30000 - £40000 per annum
Contact name: Darren Hawley

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Job ref: BBBH2891_1632820292
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

An exciting new role has arisen for an Adhesives Chemist for a global polymer manufacturer to work within their R&D/Formulation team at their site in Northamptonshire. As an Adhesives Chemist you will be responsible for managing a range of polymer and materials development projects as well developing new products and applications, including planning and carrying out development activities and liaising with pilot plant and production to assist with product scale up.

To be considered for this Adhesives Chemist you will be degree educated in Chemistry or closely related subject, with significant previous industrial experience working on developing and formulating adhesives. You will also have great communication skills that allows you to work well with various internal functions, as well strong report writing and MS Office skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and execute various development projects within the formulation team.
  • Develop new products and applications and take them to market.
  • Maintain ISO 9001 quality standards, creating reports on any development work carried out.
  • Liaise with pilot plant and manufacturing regarding the scale up of products.
  • Communicate development work and findings internally to various teams including other R&D functions, technical services and commercial teams.

Knowledge and Experience

  • At least BSc educated in Chemistry or closely related subject.
  • Previous industrial experience working within R&D on the formulation of adhesives.
  • Working knowledge of quality standards.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.