Development Chemist

Location Merseyside
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Up to £25000 per annum
Contact name: Jack Parker

Contact email: jack.parker@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH4951_1673541881
Published: 25 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

We are currently recruiting for a Development Chemist to join a leading industrial coatings manufacturer based in Merseyside. As a Development Chemist, you will undertake practical laboratory work including the formulation of coatings, colour matching and physical testing of a wide range of products.

To be considered for this role, you will have a BSc in Chemistry or a related field, along with a strong understanding of both wet chemical, and mechanical laboratory testing methods.

This position is initially on a 12 months fixed-term contract, with the possibility of being extended or made permanent after the 12 months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulation of a wide range of industrial coatings, and small-scale coatings manufacture
  • To undertake colour matching, value engineering, and undertake physical/chemical resistance testing of a wide range of coatings
  • Maintain a clean and safe laboratory through daily housekeeping and adherence to 5S practices

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Hold a BSc in Chemistry or a related field
  • Knowledge of coatings, including formulation and application would be preferred but not essential
  • Strong practical laboratory skills, including physical testing methods including viscosity testing