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Senior Scientist

East Anglia   •  Competitive  •  Permanent, Full time


Our client is a well-established organisation based in the Essex area and is currently recruiting an experienced Senior Scientist to work within their process development department.

The Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To develop, validate and implement analytical methods in support of new and existing manufacturing processes including their wastes, and product registration.
  • To provide a problem solving, troubleshooting and non-routine analytical service for new and existing manufacturing processes, liaising closely with Quality Control and Technical Support personnel.
  • The jobholder is expected to have technical expertise in spectroscopy and chromatography
  • To provide technical appraisal of ideas, process improvements, process safety & environmental studies, equipment and new suppliers of chemicals, undertaking process/plant trials to produce measurable improvement proposals.

Knowledge & Qualifications

A post graduate degree, MSC or PhD in Chemistry or related subject

A good working knowledge of laboratory procedures

Health & Safety Knowledge in relation to science laboratories

Possess significant relevant experience in IR, FTIR, techniques including operation and maintenance of instrumentation.

Skills & Competencies

Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)

Good organisational skills and ability to plan ahead

Capability to work as an individual or as a team member

Ability to make and maintain accurate records

Possess a reasonable level of IT skills

Ability to work on own initiative

Good analytical and problem solving skills

Only candidates with work authorisation will be considered


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

  • Agency: ST Recruitment
  • Contact: Sam
  • Phone: 01737 241823
  • Reference: NET14
  • Updated: 31st March 2021
  • Expires: 28th April 2021

ST Recruitment

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