Location West Midlands
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££25k - 35k per year
Contact name: Jack Parker

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Job ref: 5712
Published: about 2 months ago

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading materials manufacturer, for a Technologist to join their team based in Coventry. As a Technologist, you will be involved in key research and development projects, formulating new products and looking at ways to improve existing formulations.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree in Chemistry or related field (Polymer Science, Materials Science etc.), with experience leading development projects from initial concept through to commercialisation. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop new products through the existing NPD processes to ensure the business maintain market position. 
  • Identify opportunities to introduce new products to market through technology transfer and discovery
  • Source and evaluate alternative raw materials at both laboratory and trial scale to assist in product improvement and cost-reduction activities

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Hold a degree in Chemistry or similar field i.e. Materials Science, Polymer Chemistry
  • Experience in polymer processing and extrusion whether through education or in industry
  • Previous formulation experience in the coatings or chemicals industry would be highly desirable