Method Development Chemist

Location Essex
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££32000 - £38000 per annum
Contact name: Darren Hawley

Contact email: darren.hawley@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH3416_1650877879
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Method Development Chemist to join a leader in the polymer sector, based in Essex. As a Method Development Chemist, you will be responsible for coordinating technical work programs to deliver technical objectives, and deliver specialist support to the global analytical team.

To be considered for this Method Development Chemist, you will be degree educated in Chemistry, Analytical Science or closely related subject, with significant experience within a polymer analytical laboratory, with an expert understanding of a variety of techniques including HPLC, GC-MS, LC-MS and FTIR and an understanding of method development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and delivering technical programs.
  • Develop and maintain technology expertise.
  • Responsible for the development of new analytical methods.
  • Apply a high level of scientific knowledge to the analytical team.
  • Build and establish relationships both internally and externally.
  • Develop and grow junior members within the analytical team.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum BSc in Chemistry, ideally MSc or PhD.
  • Significant experience (circa 5-10 years) in the operation, maintenance and calibration of various techniques including HPLC, GC-MS, GC, HPLC, FT-IR, GPC.
  • Previous polymer or coatings testing experience.
  • Previous experience in the development of new analytical methods.