R&D Scientist

Location Oxfordshire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££38k - 48k per year
Contact name: Olivia Hepworth

Contact email: olivia.hepworth@sciencesr.com
Job ref: 7774
Published: 16 days ago

R&D Scientist

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an R&D Scientist at an innovative chemical manufacturer based in Oxfordshire. As the R&D Scientist you will be responsible for driving R&D projects in collaboration with the Team Leader. You will also be responsible for developing novel materials to contribute to sustainable alternatives.

As the R&D Scientist you will have previous industrial experience in synthetic organic chemistry. You will also be degree educated in Chemistry or a related field.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive R&D projects – including manufacturing scale-up.
  • Develop novel materials,
  • Collect and interpret analytical data from projects.
  • Support NPD.
  • Liaise closely between the wider team.
  • Conduct your own synthesis projects.


Key Requirements:

  • PhD in Organic Chemistry, or an MSc with previous industrial experience in synthetic organic chemistry.
  • Practical experience in organic synthesis.
  • Previous experience with material science.
  • Experience delivering new products to the market is highly desirable.


If this aligns with your previous experience and future career plans please apply here, or contact:

Olivia Hepworth – Recruitment Consultant – Polymers & Materials