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Analytical Chemist

Berkshire   •  £16.82 - £17.82 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Job Title: Research Scientist

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 12 months

Pay Rate: From £16.82 an hour (circa £31,500 p.a.)

SRG are working with a global leading agrochemical company who are seeking a Research Scientist for the analysis and characterisation of active ingredients and co-formulants used in their portfolio of crop protection products (e.g. herbicides, fungicides and insecticides).

The Research Scientist will have a keen interest in analysis and problem solving with a good knowledge and application of basic chemistry and mathematics.


* Use of a range of analytical techniques such as GC, GC-MS, LC, LC-MS and GPC.
* Investigative analysis of samples - characterising and comparing these for differences
* Using a range of instrumentation to provide solutions to complex problems.
* Interpret experimental data for report writing, communicating to team and wider research groups.


* Hold a degree in Chemistry or a relevant scientific subject with an interest in broader chemistry and learning multiple techniques.
* Previous work in polymer or materials science would be advantageous.
* Experience working within a research laboratory setting - demonstrable experience of problem solving beyond routine quality control.
* Experience with techniques including GC-MS, LC-MS and GPC would be advantageous.
* Ability to learn new software or hardware quickly.

Apply online today to avoid disappointment. Added benefits include a generous 31.5 days annual leave.

Interviews are expected to be arranged from week commencing 2nd September 2019.

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

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J33047
  • Posted: 7th August 2019
  • Expires: 4th September 2019


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