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Development Technician

Cheshire   •  £18000 - £25000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Development Technician to join a water technology company at their site based in Cheshire on a permanent basis. The role offers a salary of 18,000- 25,000 depending on experience.

The Company:
Our client is a leading developer of membrane technologies designed to significantly reduce the cost and environmental impact of water treatment

Your main duties will be:

  • Development of new functional coatings for porous substrates, especially polymer and ceramic membranes
  • Procuring sample materials from suppliers
  • Evaluation of raw materials through testing and effective communication with suppliers and internal team
  • Refinement of existing coatings, by building on desirable properties or development of entirely new coatings
  • Act as a point of contact for formulation / coatings
  • Develop robust coating / printing processes, which are well understood and repeatable
  • Maintaining compliance with regulatory and safety matters
  • Maintaining laboratory consumables and chemical stock

The ideal candidate for this role will have

  • At least 2 years experience within the coatings/paints industry working within formulation development and coating
  • BSc / MSc in chemistry or a related subject (desirable, but not essential)
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of formulation, milling, coatings and additives etc.
  • Confident and clear communicator at ease delivering results informally to colleagues and formally in presentations
  • At ease working in groups, individually or with industrial collaborators
  • Quick learner, able to adapt to a rapidly changing, innovative environment
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Competent PC user with experience of using Microsoft products

For more information or to apply for this Development Technician position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457723 or email nwood@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job ref 49767

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Natalie Wood
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 49767
  • Posted: 3rd February 2021
  • Expires: 3rd March 2021

CK Group

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