Senior Development Chemist

  • Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum
  • REF Number: v-100647
  • Consultant: Emily Mills
  • Contact: 01246 457720
  • Date Published: 29.04.2024
  • Industry: Chemical
  • Location: Durham, County Durham, England
  • Functional Expertise: Research & Development

CK Group are recruiting for a Development Chemist to join the R&D department of a global chemical manufacturing company specialising in formulating new and existing household products at their facilities located in Durham on a permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is a leading chemical manufacture specialising in developing and producing household and laundry care products and exports them globally.


Up to £50,000, depending on experience.


This Development Chemist position is located in Durham, UK.

Development Chemist Role:

As a Development Chemist in the research and development department of this chemical manufacturing company, you will be responsible for:

  • Formulating new and existing products for the organisations household care division.
  • Ascertain whether formulated products are tested, analytical methods are created, scale-up correctly and perform necessary processing improvements.
  • Transfer products from development into large scale production.

Your Background:

To be considered for this position, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Qualification in Chemistry or related subject.
  • Experience working in an R&D environment within the FMCG, consumer goods, household and laundry care sectors.
  • Ability to present clearly non-scientists.


  • Pension – salary sacrifice option available. Company pay 9%, employee pays 6%.
  • Death in Service – 6 x salary if have financial dependants, 4 x salary if no financial dependants.
  • Discounted BUPA membership.
  • Employee Discount Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Free Will Writing / dis counted for partners.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 100647 in all correspondence.

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