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Coatings Formulation Chemist

Middlesex   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are currently recruiting for a Coatings Formulation Chemist to join a coatings manufacturing company based near Ilford, working on the forefront of coatings technology. This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:
This company prides themselves on being able to provide a solution to each customer on a local basis and in a cost effective manner. If successful you will be joining an organisation with a long history of responding to consumers\' needs. They offer a generous range of benefits including 25 days holiday which increases with length of service, pension, life assurance, income protection and more. Salary will be circa £25,000 - £30,000, dependant on experience and hours of work are 8-4 or 9-5 M-F.

This Formulating Chemist role is based near Ilford which is easily accessible by road from Romford, Enfield, Brentwood, Harlow and surrounding areas by road. Free parking is provided. The ability to drive with car would be preferable but the site may also be reached by public transport.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Improve and develop technology accurately and efficiently to meet customer demands
  • Investigate new raw materials
  • Progressing new developments and improve current product range
  • Support of senior chemists for progressing development and improvement
  • Support for optimisation and improving existing technologies developed for specific customer requirements and timelines
  • Ensure that all equipment is cleaned and maintained to the highest possible standard at all times
  • Comply with H&S guidelines including correct use of PPE and knowledge of COSHH
  • Learn the skills required to develop new products, improvement of current products through interaction with senior chemists and other team members
  • Learn about and support application processes through participation in customer trials
  • Travel to the manufacturing site as necessary

Your Background:
In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Proven hands on experience of formulating coatings, paints etc. in an industry setting - essential
  • Chemistry degree or equivalent - essential
  • Knowledge of basic coatings technology
  • Ability to drive strongly preferred
  • Willingness to travel with work when necessary

For more information or to apply for this Coatings Chemist position please contact Victoria Walker on 01246 457702 or email vwalker@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 50694.

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


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Victoria Walker
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 50694
  • Posted: 21st May 2021
  • Expires: 18th June 2021

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