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Lead Applications Scientist

East Riding   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Lead Applications Scientist required on a permanent basis, based in East Yorkshire. Requiring proven industrial experience of tribology, lubricants, oils or greases. Working knowledge of wind energy and turbines is highly desirable.

Title: Lead Applications Scientist

Location: East Yorkshire

Salary: Dependent on experience

Term: Permanent

SRG is working with a multinational chemicals manufacturing company who produce a variety of speciality products for a range of industries. They are currently seeking a Lead Applications Scientist to join their R&T team at their site in East Yorkshire. This role will involve developing new and existing products across their range renewable energy products. This role will be suitable for experienced Chemists who have proven industrial experience of R&D within oils, lubricants and greases, or those who have recently completed a PhD within tribology. Working knowledge of wind energy and wind turbines is highly desirable.

Benefits: You will join a dynamic R&T team within a global leader in speciality chemicals, with access to share incentive plans. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and pension scheme.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm (with flexibility)


  • Formulation work to incorporate new ingredients and evaluate performance
  • Designing experiment and test methods to assess products in application
  • Working with internal teams and external customers to solve technical problems
  • Provide experimental and technical reports regularly throughout projects


  • Educated to degree level within a scientific discipline
  • Proven industrial experience of formulation across lubricants, oils and greases
  • Working knowledge of wind energy and turbines is highly desirable
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Experience of working on multiple projects simultaneously

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to chris.beckenham@srgtalent.com. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 868 2225.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.com to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Keywords:formulation, product development, R&D, formulation chemist, development chemist, lubricants, oils, greases, wind, wind energy, wind turbines, tribology, friction

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2160049
  • Posted: 21st April 2021
  • Expires: 19th May 2021


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