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Applications Scientist

East Riding   •  £24000 - £29000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Applications Scientist required, based in East Yorkshire Requiring a degree in Chemistry or similar, and proven experience of working within a laboratory setting. Experience of applications testing or experience within the home care sector considered advantageous.

Title: Applications Scientist

Location: East Yorkshire

Salary: £24,000 - £29,000 (depending on experience)

Term: Temporary - 6 month contract

SRG are currently working with a market leading global chemicals producer who continue to succeed and strengthen their delivery of innovative and sustainable solutions to some of the world's largest brands. They are currently seeking an Applications Scientist to join their team at their site in East Yorkshire on a 6 month temporary contract, covering a secondment. This role will primarily involve supporting in the applications testing across a range of home care products including fabric care, surface cleaning and odour control products.

Benefits: You will join a global leader in the production of specialist chemicals, with access to share incentive plans. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata) and pension scheme.

Working Hours: 36.5 hours per week, Monday - Thursdays 8:30am - 5:00pm and 8:30am-4:00pm on Fridays.


  • Laboratory testing to evaluate performance across a range of home care products
  • 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


  • A degree in Chemistry (or similar field)
  • Proven experience in a laboratory based role (experience in applications testing and/or experience within home care considered advantageous)
  • Be able to work as part of a team and ability to manage and plan own workload independently

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:applications, application testing, method development, home care, surface cleaner, fabric care, odour control, laboratory testing, speciality chemicals, test method, product performance, evaluate

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2160477
  • Posted: 24th May 2021
  • Expires: 21st June 2021


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