R&D Polymer Chemist

Location Surrey
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Contact name: Liam Connerton

Contact email: Liam.Connerton@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH5124_1677080048
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Science Solutions Recruitment are currently looking to recruit an R&D Chemist for a Materials Manufacturer in the Surrey area, £24,000-£30,000 annum!

As an R&D Chemist you will be responsible for the development and engineering of new polymer formulation, often with novel polymers or solvents.

In order to be considered for the role of R&D Chemist you must be degree educated as a minimum in Chemistry or a closely related field. You must also have previous experience in Polymers whether in industry or education. Those who possess further skills such as electrospinning will be highly desirable.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and executing electrospinning production runs.
  • Analyse and assess any material products for quality control.
  • Ensuring company compliance with all health and safety laws.
  • Liaise with R&D and production to manufacture product for customers.

Key skills/essential requirements:

  • A degree in Chemistry, Materials, Engineering or Physics (other science degrees with lab/chemical handling experience will be considered).
  • Research expertise in polymeric materials processing, additive manufacturing, processing of polymers or polymer composites or other liquid/solution processing.
  • Research expertise in materials characterisation, mainly SEM.
  • A good understanding of Polymer Dissolution e.g. Hanson Solubility.
  • Knowledge and experience of electrospinning would be highly desirable.
  • Full right to work in the UK.