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Senior R & D Scientist

West Midlands   •  Competitive  •  Permanent, Full time

This is a great opportunity for an experienced senior R& D Scientist to work within an R & D group. The Job-holder will be working in the area of formulation and new product development

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years of experience in formulating and testing of coatings and adhesives products.
  • Knowledge of the polymers and additives used in coatings and adhesive formulations.
  • BSc in Chemistry, Materials, Chemical Engineering, or related field.

The candidate will be responsible for product development (resins, coating, adhesives) and technical support as well as plant support issues


  • To be involved in short and long-term projects to develop coatings and adhesives products
  • Evaluate experimental polymers against controls using industry test protocols and provide results and recommendations to development team.
  • To be involved in continuous improvement of formulation capability.
  • To provide technical support.
  • To provide evaluations of products and formulations and being an expert in products and use of their applications.
  • Produce technical literature for new products developed to demonstrate the value it brings to customers
  • Research competitors’ products and provide information.
  • Maintain records of experiments, results and conclusions
  • Provide regular progress updates by issuing of written and verbal reports.

The successful candidate will be expected to be capable of handling multiple projects and should be a self-starter and highly-motivated.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: ST Recruitment
  • Contact: Sam
  • Phone: 01737 241823
  • Reference: RM012
  • Updated: 3rd January 2022
  • Expires: 24th January 2022

ST Recruitment

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