Materials Research Associate

  • Salary: £25,000-£35,000pa
  • REF Number: 00056575
  • Consultant: Oliver Parry
  • Contact: 01246 457723
  • Date Published: 11.03.2024
  • Industry: Chemicals
  • Location: Stoke-On-Trent, West Midlands, North West
  • Functional Expertise: Research & Development

CK Group are recruiting for a Research Associate to join a company in the chemical manufacturing industry at their site based in Stoke on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is a leader in global manufacturer of tin oxide based materials. Their expertise lies in developing and manufacturing a range of functional pigments and nanomaterials. They now have an opportunity for an Research Associate to join their inorganic chemistry team and can offer a salary between £25,000-£35,000pa depending on experience.

Location:

The Research Associate will be based at the company's site in Stoke, easily commutable from surrounding areas.

Your main duties will be:

  • Creating new ideas for novel advanced materials• Synthesizing new materials for various technical applications like window films, inks, conductive coatings, Laser Marking, Dispersions
  • Upscaling laboratory procedures into pilot plant scale
  • Solving technical challenges in new product development
  • Working collaboratively with other team members and customers
  • Providing customer technical support
  • Analysing performance of competitive products in customer applications
  • Demonstrating performance of products in various applications• Reporting results in form of technical reports, presentations, data sheets etc.

Your Background:

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

  • Experimental experience gained in a laboratory - essential• BSc, MSc or PhD qualified in Chemistry, Material Science or related discipline with preparative experience, preferably in inorganic chemistry
  • Preferably knowledge in one of the fields: inks, coatings, polymer processing, Laser Marking, Nanodispersions

Apply:

For more information, or to apply for this Materials Research Associate position please contact Oliver Parry on 01246 457723 or email oparry@ckgroup.co.uk. Please quote job reference 56575 in all correspondence.

It isessential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK

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