Process Chemist - Speciality Chemicals - North West

Location Macclesfield
Discipline: Chemicals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Paul Mears

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Job ref: PM-PRO00014_1623049964
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Are you an organic chemist looking to move towards larger scale development projects? An experienced chemist with an eye on route scale-up of gram quantities to plant scales can step up into a process chemist position at a global speciality chemicals company based in the North West.

Your day to day duties as a Process Chemist will be:

  • Developing routes from lab to full plant scale manufacture of high value chemical products
  • Liaising with production and QC staff to ensure reproducibility
  • Research into new revenue streams

You will be an ideal candidate with this background:

  • A degree, or higher, in a chemistry-related field
  • PhD Chemistry is required if <5 less industrial lab-based experience
  • A track record of innovation in the laboratory
  • Knowledge of large scale chemical manufacture is highly desirable

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.

Why should your scientific specialist recruiter 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 four 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.