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Process Chemist

Hertfordshire   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

CK Group are currently recruiting for a Process Chemist to join a materials and polymers manufacturing company at their site based in Ware, on a 6 month fixed term contract basis, with a view to going permanent thereafter.

The Company:
Our client develops and manufactures high performance polymers for use in various applications. They are able to offer a bespoke service and their products help their customers to add value. They are now looking for a Process Chemist to join the team to oversee large scale reactions and chemical processes, mainly working in the following areas: reactor, filtration, sieving, blending, packaging and laboratory areas of the factory. Your normal working day will be from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday, but you will be required to be available for overtime work at short notice. The company is able to offer a salary in the range of circa £23,000 depending on experience.

This role is located near Hertford, easily commutable from North London, Hoddesdon, Harlow, Stevenage and surrounding areas.

The Role:
Your main duties of this Process Chemist will be:
-Non-hazardous and hazardous chemical handling
-Monitoring all reactor processes, including washing, filtration, drying, sieving processes
-Accurate batch labelling, issuing labels and associated documentation
-To operate production safely in line with the ISO 9001, ISO13485 and MDD Quality System Management as well as EA compliance
-To manage the factory floor personnel and equipment and trouble shooting day-to-day issues
-Reporting plant faults and taking steps to repair them as per the instruction of a Senior Manager
-To advise on the technical aspects of production at the plant, including chemical health and safety, possible improvements to plant etc.
-To use in-house company QC databases, manufacturing (SAP) databases and records as required as well as maintaining raw material CoSHH and Health & Safety files for all materials used

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
-Degree qualified in Chemistry or equivalent - essential
-Some experience of following instructions and setting up reactions would be beneficial
-You will need to be a good team worker, with the ability to follow instructions quickly and accurately
-You will be required to have an excellent attitude towards time keeping
-Willingness and flexibility to work overtime would be advantageous

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. Please quote reference 50186.

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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Victoria Walker
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 50186
  • Posted: 20th March 2021
  • Expires: 17th April 2021

CK Group

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