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Coatings Development Technologist - Newcastle

Tyne and Wear   •  Permanent, Full time

Sarah Farrow is recruiting for a Development Technologist to join a market leading coatings company at their site near Newcastle on a permanent basis.

You will be responsible for developing and formulating new and existing products including coatings, adhesives and lacquers and scaling these up pilot and production scale. You will also be involved with management of customer trials, implementing continuous improvement activities and providing technical expertise to production and sales teams and to customers.

To be considered for the position you should be educated to a minimum of degree level, or equivalent, in Chemistry, Materials science or another relevant subject, ideally with experience of working in a formulation development position in the coatings or adhesives industry. Experience of working with UV-cured coatings or gravure coatings would be beneficial for this position.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading Coatings Company, who offer excellent career development opportunities and the chance to work on a range of exciting and innovative bespoke projects.
Please be aware that any job offer for this position is dependent upon satisfactory DBS and security clearance.

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 DH40593 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 February 2018
  • Expires: 12th March 2018
  • Reference: DH40593


  • Recruiter: Sarah Farrow
  • Phone: 0191 384 8905