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Nottinghamshire   •  £35000 - £40000 per annum + company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

A market leading manufacturer of specialist coatings and polymer-based products is currently recruiting for a Chemist to join its formulation team based in Alfreton on a permanent basis. Acting as their technical expert, you will play a vital role in the development and formulation of new innovative industrial paint products, that will be distributed to market.

To be successful, you will possess a strong academic record (ideally BSc level) coupled with extensive experience working in an industrial laboratory, formulating, and developing industrial paints.

Chemist responsibilities

  • Working within an R & D team, development, formulation and testing of paints to ASTM or ISO standards
  • Scaling up of formulations for pilot trials and production batches.
  • Project management and liaison with production, quality, and commercial departments.
  • Provide technical advice and support to customers.
  • Ensuring quality of product through testing and analysis of raw materials and finished products.
  • Contribute to the development of the product range so that commercial opportunities can be best exploited.
  • Provide QC documentation and procedures for raw materials and finished products.
  • Liaison with suppliers and sourcing of new materials to meet changes in legislation.

Chemist Requirements

  • Possess a strong academic background - ideally educated to BSc level in Chemistry or closely related field of study.
  • Experience working in a commercial laboratory, formulating, and developing next-generation industrial paints.
  • Experience with product development, testing and raw material evaluation.
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with the ability to work well both independently and within a team.
  • Self-motivated

£35k-£40k + company benefits.

Nottinghamshire/Chemist/Formulation/Development/Industrial Paints/Chemistry

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

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6772
  • Posted: 9th February 2021
  • Expires: 9th March 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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