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Senior Chemist - Staffordshire

Staffordshire   •  £35000 - £42000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Victoria Walker is recruiting for a Senior Chemist to join a materials technologies company based in Staffordshire, on a full time, permanent basis.

The company operates across the globe in a broad range of industrial sectors. They help their clients to develop products of the future, and their scientists also dedicate time to core research for joint projects and/ or publicly funded embarkations. The company have first class Testing & Characterisation labs in addition to a leading Product Optimisation team. They are now looking for a Senior Chemist to join their Advanced Materials and Processes team and are able to offer a salary in the region of £35,000 - £42,000pa depending on experience. They also offer 25 days' holiday, Private Medical Insurance and Pension as well as excellent career development opportunities for the right candidate.

Further responsibilities of this Senior Chemist will be:
-Solving clients' materials issues in product and process development, failure analysis and technology scale up and commercialisation
-Gaining a detailed understanding of clients needs
-Plan and carry out controlled, repeatable experimentation and material characterisations
-Written communications including preparing proposals and detailed reports
-Engaging with clients
-Assisting sales teams in securing high-value technology projects
-Leading a team of scientists and engineers

As a Senior Chemist, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
-Masters level qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline, specialising in inorganic chemistry
-Proven industry research & development experience, preferably within materials or inorganics
-Innovative, resourceful and organised
-Any knowledge/ experience of geo-polymerisation processes, cement chemistry and the construction products industry would be advantageous

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 SH41291 in all correspondence.

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

  • Agency: CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)
  • Posted: 13th February 2018
  • Expires: 13th March 2018
  • Reference: SH41291


  • Recruiter: Victoria Walker
  • Phone: 01246 457700