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Senior Scientist (Analytical & Polymer)

Surrey   •  35-40 (neg)  •  Permanent, Full time

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Analytical Scientist with significant expertise in polymeric materials. The position is based in the Surrey area and it involves developing new and existing analytical methods. The Senior Scientist will be responsible for transferring validated analytical methods for QC use and support the product transfer into manufacturing.

Essential Skills:

At least 5 years hands on experience with GC, including method development and method validation. Capable of developing GC methods independently

At least 1 year hands-on experience on working with GPC

Practical experience of polymer chemistry, ideally from working in a research environment, with competence to work within a chemical laboratory without need of supervision

Qualification and Experience

BSc or PhD in analytical Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science or Chemistry,

Several years’ experience in working with polymer characterisation method development.

Hand on experience in polymer characterisation and use of GC, GPC, DSC, FTIR, Inherent viscosity, HPLC, NMR

Hands-on experience with polymerisations or polymer synthesis and polymer processing such as extrusion, injection moulding and compression moulding would be an advantage

The Successful candidate will have:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Ability to prioritise workloads and work under pressure

Good attention to detail

Highly self-motivated

Only candidates living in the UK with EU work authorisation will be considered.

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

  • Agency: ST Recruitment
  • Posted: 15th September 2017
  • Expires: 13th October 2017
  • Reference: R24


  • Recruiter: Sam
  • Phone: 01737 241823
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