R&D Chemist

Location West Lancashire District
Discipline: Materials
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££22000 - £30000 per annum
Contact name: Liam Connerton

Contact email: Liam.Connerton@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH4801_1669393358
Published: over 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

Science Solutions Recruitment are looking to recruit an R&D Chemist for a Plastics Manufacturer who are based in West Lancashire.

This position is a relatively hands on type of role that incorporates both Product Development and Quality Assurance. If you have previous experience in an R&D related role and are degree educated in Chemistry, then please apply!

Main duties include but aren't limited to:

  • Openly discuss with your team/managers potential developments of products and how you will modify them if necessary.
  • Sample and test all raw materials used in production.
  • Work on specialist products for specified customers to produce small amount of product through the lab instead of full-scale processing.
  • Regularly complete testing of multiple product samples to deadlines, organise batches of test so that the next stage of processing can be completed in order to meet production targets.
  • Carry out internal quality audits to ISO9001 and ISO13485.

Essential Requirements:

  • Any applicant MUST be qualified to HND/BSc Degree level in Chemistry as an absolute minimum. Closely related subjects will also be considered.
  • Any candidate with previous experience in an R&D/Chemist role will be highly desirable.
  • Enthusiasm while showing a desire to develop your skills is a must.
  • Showing motivation to improve any current processes/products is also a necessity.