R&D Chemist

  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000+ DOE
  • REF Number: 00056240
  • Consultant: Oliver Parry
  • Contact: 01246457723
  • Date Published: 22.11.2023
  • Sector: Materials Science, Chemicals
  • Location: Kidderminster, East Midlands
  • Discipline: Research & Development

CK Group is recruiting for an R&D Chemist to join an adhesives manufacturing company based in Kidderminster, on a full time, permanent basis.

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000+ DOE

Job Summary:

As an R&D chemist you will be responsible for leadingthe development, scale-up and launch of new structural adhesive products to support the growth of the EMEA business. This role will involve hands-on laboratory work covering polymer synthesis, product characterization and application testing.

Responsibilities of this R&D Chemist will include:

  • Leading NPD projects, including formulation, testing and scale up validation
  • Presenting NPD and PM ideas and opportunities for consideration by business.
  • Supporting the R&D Manager in meeting departmental objectives.
  • Providing technical support to the Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Maintaining COSHH and other HSE required documentation and records.
  • Keeping up to date with, health and safety issues in all aspects of the work undertaken.

As an R&D Chemist you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Degree (BSc or MSc) with industrial experience in R&D projects in high performance adhesives.
  • At Least 2 years Experience in polymer or materialscience and/or experience of adhesives and sealant products
  • Experience in 1K and 2K Polyurethane chemistry
  • Someone who is flexible, a self-starter, organised and has the ability to work and plan projects are essential attributes.

Apply:If you are interested in this position, please contact Oliver Parry at 01246457723, or via email at oparry@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job reference 56240 in all correspondence.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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