We use cookies to help make our website work. LEARN MORE
Search jobs

Development Chemist - Derbyshire

Derbyshire   •  Upwards of £30,000   •  Permanent, Full time

Victoria Walker is recruiting for an experienced Development Chemist to join a Derbyshire based chemical blending company on a permanent full time basis.

The company currently manufacture cleaning, correction and protection products for the car care and detailing markets, along with industrial blends and timber / wood treatments. The main purpose of this role will be research and development; formulation including mixing and blending; and general laboratory assistance and direction such as continued maintenance and improvement of the existing range of products. The ultimate aim of the role is growth of the company through expansion of the company's product base and market sector. Please note that this role will be split between development work within the lab, and follow up admin work to support existing systems. Flexibility with hours will be required according to workload deadlines. The company offers a salary upwards of £30,000, depending on skills and experience, and as the company grows, there may be opportunities for progression available within this sector of the business.

The responsibilities of this Development Chemist will include:
. Existing product evaluation and improvement
. Innovation and development of new products
. Product analysis
. Analysis of current/future markets for development
. Quality control of blends including viscosity, pH and colour testing
. Possible SDS authoring support
. Possible implementation of ISO standard(s)

The following skills and experience are required for this Development Chemist role:
. Significant proven industry experience in development, formulation, NPD and quality control
. Experience with SDS and QMS would be a distinct advantage
. The ability to guide the company in terms of innovation and suggestions to move the company forward
. Full clean driving licence

The Directors of this company are looking for the following qualities in a suitable candidate:
. Self-motivation
. Able to work as part of the wider company team
. Well organised and able to prioritise
. Loyalty and commitment to the company
. Enthusiasm and a desire to be part of a company striving for growth and development

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH39571 in all correspondence.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)
  • Posted: 12th July 2017
  • Expires: 9th August 2017
  • Reference: SH39571


  • Recruiter: Victoria Walker
  • Phone: 01246 457700
Search jobs