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Encapsulation Technician

East Midlands   •  Up to £25,000 dependant on experience.  •  Permanent, Full time

Encapsulation Technician

Ref : 19557

Our East Midlands based client develops and manufactures chemicals used in a range of Homecare products. They are actively looking for a Encapsulation Technician, this is a challenging and hands-on position that utilises many aspects of chemistry for the development of a wide range of products in different applications.

Duties for this vacancy will include :-

• Routine preparation of microencapsulated fragrance samples using a variety of techniques including in-situ polymerisation, interfacial polymerisation and spray drying.

• Characterisation and performance testing of microcapsules samples.

• Application development support for new product areas within Home care and Personal care.

• Assisting in the development of new patentable encapsulation systems.

The ideal candidate:

• Recent graduate with a BSc degree in chemistry, polymer / materials / physical chemistry, chemical engineering or related subject.

• Experience with microencapsulation or controlled release technologies will be advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided.

• Practical experience with polymer chemistry or the fragrance industry will also be an advantage.

• Ability to safely and precisely set up glass reactors and other lab apparatus.

• Ability to routinely handle chemicals and hazards associated with them.

• Strong attention to details, self-motivated with excellent IT skills.

Role : Permanent

Location : East Midlands

Salary : Up to £25,000 dependant on experience.

  • Agency: SCI Recruitment for Scientists
  • Posted: 13th July 2017
  • Expires: 10th August 2017
  • Reference: 19557


  • Recruiter: David Bullock
  • Phone: 01606 818290
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