Development Chemist

  • Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
  • REF Number: v-101510
  • Consultant: Sajra Hameed
  • Contact: 01246 457720
  • Date Published: 09.05.2024
  • Industry: Materials
  • Location: Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
  • Functional Expertise:

CK Group are recruiting for a Development Chemist to join a global materials manufacturing company based in Alfreton, on a full time, permanent basis offering a salary upto £35,000 per annum depending on experience with working hours, 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4pm on Fridays.

The Company:

Our client is one of the country's leading suppliers and manufacturers of solvent and water based products.


This role is located in Alfreton.

Your main duties will involve:

  • Development of new products to customer requirements, to include making lab scale blends and testing product performance and stability, and recording all results clearly.
  • Preparing lab samples for customer approval.
  • Improvement of current products by re-formulation.
  • Testing of alternative raw materials in current products.
  • Competitor product analysis.
  • QA of raw materials arriving on-site.
  • Assisting with QA of finished products, to include testing properties such as pH, viscosity, foam and colour, recording results, assisting with re-works when required, and maintaining retained sample storage.

Your Background:

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

  • Experience in development of blended chemical products.
  • Experienced with performing quality checks.
  • 3-5 years of industrial lab experience.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 101510 in all correspondence. 

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