Development Chemist

  • Salary: circa £40,000pa
  • REF Number: 00056367
  • Consultant: Sajra Hameed
  • Contact: 01246457712
  • Date Published: 01.12.2023
  • Closed Date: 20.02.2024
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: Coventry, UK Anywhere
  • Discipline: Other

CK Group are recruiting for a Development Chemist to join a chemicals manufacturing company at their site based in Coventry on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is ISO9001 and ISO14001 accredited and they sell both nationally and internationally. Specialising in cleaning chemicals, they now have a requirement for an experienced Development Chemist to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving new product development programmes with a focus on excellent product performance and cost effectiveness. The company offers a salary circa £40,000pa depending on experience, as well as 25 days holiday and pension.

Location:

The Development Chemist will be based at the company site in Coventry, easily commutable by road from surrounding areas including Leicester, Birmingham, Rugby, Nuneaton and more.

Development Chemist Role:

Your main duties will be:

  • Lead lab-based new product development projects according to commercial briefs and market demands
  • Develop and sustain excellent professional relations with key commercial colleagues
  • Support the scale up and production of new products
  • Lead the identification, sourcing and assessment of novel and alternate raw materials, alongside pursuing ingredient sustainability issues
  • Contribute to the development of analytical laboratory methods for new and existing raw materials and finished products

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role willhave the following skills and experience:

  • Strong chemistry and product knowledge and familiarity with a wide range of chemical product ingredients
  • Industrial experience gained by hands-on formulation and production of chemical products
  • ‘Can do’ attitude – problem solver and comfortable making decisions

Apply:

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56367 in all correspondence.

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