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Chemistry Team Leader

Cheshire   •  excellent company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time


A market leading Agrochemical business based in Macclesfield is currently recruiting for a Chemistry Team Leader to join its discovery team on a permanent basis. As Chemistry Team Leader you will take authority and direction on novel R&D projects, whilst having the ability to manage & supervise a team of highly qualified chemists.

Chemistry Team Leader responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of target project compounds through supporting and coaching of team. You must be able to effectively utilise available resources to optimise productivity.
  • Apply broad technical experience and knowledge and be able to coach to support project work.
  • Actively contribute to lead generation and lead project strategy, pushing to generate the key data to progress the projects.
  • Target design that addresses project critical stress factors by incorporating broad data inputs. Influences the chemistry and research of other project team members and across projects.
  • Identify and exploit new technologies to enhance functional capability.

Chemistry Team Leader requirements

  • Degree level qualification (MSc or PhD is desired)
  • Industrial experience working in a fast-paced R&D lab environment - ideally gained from the agrochemical, pharmaceutical or chemical industries.
  • Strong team-leader with the ability to motivate and direct a team of highly qualified chemists & scientists.
  • Experience leading and developing others through coaching and mentoring.
  • Advanced technical knowledge and execution
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to communicate well with key business partners and collaborators.
  • Excellent communication skills.

£Comp + excellent company benefits

Chemistry Team Leader/PhD/Chemistry/R&D/Agrochemicals


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7128
  • Posted: 8th November 2021
  • Expires: 6th December 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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