Technologist

Location Essex, England
Discipline: Chemicals, Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££20000.00 - £24000 per annum
Contact name: Darren Hawley

Contact email: darren.hawley@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH2847_1630404348
Published: 20 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technologist to join a leading manufacturer within the chemicals and polymers industry, based in Essex. As a Technologist you will join the Polymers R&D team to work within the pilot plant, working on application activities, supporting the development of lab methods, and conduct relevant testing.

To be considered for this Technologist, you will have a background in Science (Chemistry HNC or degree preferred), with some industrial experience spent within the laboratory within a chemicals environment. This position is open to someone with little to significant experience, looking to further develop their career.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the R&D application areas.
  • Prepare and test materials to support development
  • Provide technical support to operations and customers
  • Analyse results and deliver solutions to any problems met

Knowledge and Experience

  • A-Levels in Chemistry minimum, higher qualification or BSc in Chemistry preferred.
  • At least 12 months spent within either a laboratory or manufacturing environment within manufacturing or testing, chemical or polymer preferred.
  • Highly proficient in using Microsoft packages including Excel
  • An understanding of polymers would be highly desirable.