Senior Scientist - Cheshire - Material Science

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Chemicals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Robert Smith

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Job ref: BBBH3372_1653464216
Published: about 1 month ago

Senior Scientist

About the job

In line with their current expansion, my client is looking for an experience Senior Scientist to join their exciting team.
Based in state-of-the-art facilities, your role as Senior Scientist will focus of developing materials for membrane separation, from initial concept, through development to scale-up and commercialisation. You will have previous experience with formulating coatings for porous membranes, managing projects and people, to ensure successful delivery of technical goals.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Develop novel coatings for porous polymer membranes
  • Manage relationships with suppliers
  • Enhancing existing technology by developing specific properties
  • Act as the point of contact for a number of projects
  • Design routes to scale-up processes, which are measurable and repeatable (using statistical quality control tools)
  • Working with regulatory and safety frameworks.
  • Managing a team of scientist to meet customer driven goals
  • Display excellent communication skills
  • Have a collaborative, can-do attitude and a desire to achieve team goals

Candidate requirements:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Doctoral level education in a relevant field
  • A minimum of 3 years managing R&D projects
  • 2 years managing a team
  • Demonstrable knowledge of formulation, coatings and membrane filtration is essential
  • Clear communicator at ease delivering results both internally and externally
  • At ease working in groups, individually or with industrial collaborators
  • Able to adapt to changing project challenges and act proactively
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety
  • A good working knowledge of membrane technology and taking related technology through the product developement cycle.


  • Competative Salary
  • 26 days holiday (Excluding bank holidays)
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • Company share option
  • Company pension

If you're a senior scientist looking for that exciting next-step with a dynamic company, please apply below!