Junior Synthetic Chemist - Chemicals - Newcastle

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Pharmaceutical, Chemicals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Paul Mears

Contact email: paul.mears@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH2735_1640275118
Published: 8 months ago
Startdate: asap

If you are a graduate with a placement year in synthetic chemistry, then here is your chance of a permanent Junior Synthetic Chemist position with a chemical manufacturing firm in the Newcastle area. The Junior Synthetic Chemist role is ideal for a recent graduate looking for their first synthetic organic chemist role in industry or someone with prior industrial experience looking to move to an ambitiously growing international organisation. The successful appointment will be able to contribute to commercially sensitive projects for interesting clients worldwide, and build upon a broad process-related skillset for excellent career progression potential.

Your day to day duties as a Junior Synthetic Chemist will be:

  • Researching and developing routes from lab to plant scale manufacture of chemical products
  • Use of common analytical methods towards in-process procedures
  • Research into new revenue streams and chemistry approaches

You will be an ideal candidate with this background:

  • A degree with project work in a synthetic, organic chemistry field
  • Some track record in synthetic chemistry in the laboratory or on plant
  • A good team-working approach

This client is already shortlisting for the role so I would like you to apply immediately with a CV (Word document format, 2 pages maximum) so as to not miss out on the opportunity.

Note my client is unable to sponsor visas for those without eligibility to work in the UK.

When choosing your scientific recruitment specialist, why should it be Dr Paul Mears, Head of Chemical recruitment, at Science Solutions?

The team I manage here focus solely on matching scientists to positions in the UK speciality chemical industry, and related areas such as drug discovery and agrochemicals, which is where my own experience and network position me best for clients and job seekers alike. Supplemented by a background working in the speciality chemicals and fragrance and flavours sectors, I completed academic studies with a PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Manchester, which came after graduating with a BSc at the University of Leeds' famous Colour & Polymer Chemistry department. Following a short post-doctoral research post I built up six years' experience in recruiting scientists into new jobs. Full references and testimonials of successful assignments such as Technical Directors, Heads of Operations and quick turnarounds for urgent laboratory needs can be found on my LinkedIn profile - search Paul Mears.