Development Chemist

Location Liverpool
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Contact name: Georgina Booth

Contact email: Georgina.Booth@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH4541_1663949730
Published: 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Science Solutions are recruiting on the behalf of a leading paints manufacturer for a Development Chemist to join an industrial coatings research team in Merseyside. As a Development Chemist, you will be assisting in the development of new and existing coatings.

To be considered for this role, you will be educated to a degree level in Chemistry or an allied subject (maths or science based), or with an educational equivalent such as a HNC in Chemistry. You will also be comfortable using IT systems and software, including Microsoft Office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake laboratory work independently and as part of a team, adhering to strict deadlines and quality requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to production and customers, with excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Develop and improve products with the assistance of the Laboratory Manager.
  • Undertake practical laboratory work, such as colour matching, evaluating raw materials, and conducting physical and chemical testing on various paints.
  • Assisting in small scale paint manufacturing.
  • Maintaining excellent records of work, and working in accordance to Health and Safety policy, taking care to safely operate equipment.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent (HNC) in Chemistry or an allied subject such as maths or other science disciplines.
  • Competent in the use of IT systems, especially Microsoft Office.