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Senior Development Chemist

Manchester   •  £40000 - £60000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Development Chemist to join a chemical manufacturing company at their site based in on a permanent basis.
The Company:
Our client is a manufacturer of specialist industrial lubricants, exporting to over 90 countries worldwide.

Senior Development Chemist Role:
Your main duties will be to:

  • Management/supervision of development chemists/technicians.
  • Provide technical leadership of product group.
  • Work with departments such as Commercial and Marketing to contribute to business strategy development.
  • Formulate and develop new products, improve existing products.
  • Create documentation and SAP records for new products.
  • Deliver technical reports and presentations as required.
  • Liaise with Quality Control re problems with production batches.
  • Contribute to the sourcing and maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Work with Production on the manufacture of new products and assist with other products as required.
  • Keep up with developments in the lubricants market personally and keep the wider company updated.
  • Ensure your workstation, the communal workspaces and facilities are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Abide by all Health and Safety procedures and Company operating procedures in your day to day activities.
  • Participate in training sessions as required.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the level of this post as required by management.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A degree in Chemistry.
  • Proven experience in formulating industrial lubricant products.
  • In depth knowledge of the chemistry of lubricant products, laboratory testing methodologies and real world applications.
  • Experience of supervision/management of others.

For more information or to apply for this Senior Development Chemist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457723 or email nwood@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job ref 51079.

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

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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Natalie Wood
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 51079
  • Posted: 13th July 2021
  • Expires: 10th August 2021

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