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Development Technologist

Northumberland   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group is recruiting for a Development Technologist on behalf of a global manufacturer of PVC products, to be based at their site in Cramlington on a permanent basis.

You will be responsible for initiating and managing projects for the development of PVC products and processes. With a focus on creativity and innovation you will suggest new and alternative materials and technologies

Your duties will include:

  • Effectively managing projects in accordance with the company?s NPD&I process, ensuring that project objectives are met within agreed timescales.
  • PVC related raw material evaluation, taking into consideration the value engineering, group strategic direction, environmental and Health and Safety aspects.
  • Identifying and managing formulation changes in response to product and process requirements.
  • Ensure products comply with current regulations and quality requirements, through establishing control specifications and testing procedures.
  • Efficient use of production time through carefully planned and run technical trials.
  • Ensuring good transfer of technical information in appropriate product areas.
  • Maintaining awareness of technological developments in the appropriate fields of interest through publications, patent searches, supplier contacts etc, in order to be in a position to contribute innovate ideas which lead to the expansion/improvement of the company?s product portfolio.

To be considered for the position, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified to a minimum of BSc level in Chemistry, Materials Science or another relevant subject
  • Experience gained in a senior technical role within the plastics (preferable PVC) or coating industry

For more information, or to apply for the position, please contact Sarah Farrow on 0191 3706486 or sfarrow@ckgroup.co.uk.


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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Sarah Farrow
  • Phone: 0191 384 8906
  • Reference: 51091
  • Posted: 9th July 2021
  • Expires: 6th August 2021

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