Senior R&D Chemist

Location Lancashire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££32k - 36k per year
Contact name: Liam Connerton

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Published: 3 months ago

Science Solutions Recruitment are looking to recruit a Senior R&D Chemist for one of our clients based in Northwest Lancashire.

As a Senior R&D Chemist, you will be responsible for all aspects of product development and QA within the R&D team.

To be considered for the role of Senior R&D Chemist you will ideally have a PhD in Polymer Chemistry or Chemistry with an emphasis on Polymers. Any experience in UV Curing of polymers is highly desirable.

Role requirements

  • Ideally, PhD educated in Polymer Chemistry or Chemistry. People with master’s level education are also encouraged to apply.
  • Previous industrial experience in working with Polymers is highly desirable.
  • Any previous experience with ISO9001 & 13485 QMS is also highly desirable.
  • UV Curing experience of polymers is also highly desirable for this role.

Role responsibilities

  • Daily involvement in the R&D lab encompassing product development and QA.
  • Regularly liaising with the Technical Manager to cover all areas of product development and how to improve existing and new products within the business.
  • Routing sampling and testing of all materials used in the production of polymers within the facility.
  • The successful candidate will also be responsible for supervising the junior R&D chemists within the business.