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Graduate R&D Chemist

Lothian   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


This is a rare opportunity to join an industry leading Ink manufacturing business as a R&D chemist at their state-of-the-art facility in Livingston. As an R&D chemist you will work as part of the company's innovation team, assisting in the development high performance polymers, inks and coatings for a number of applications.

To be successful as an R&D Chemist you should hold a degree in a relevant discipline: chemistry, polymer technology/chemistry and possess hands-on experience within an academic or commercial laboratory.

R&D Chemist Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of high-performance polymer systems, UV curable inks and coatings.
  • Responsible for providing quality control analysis.
  • Work alongside customers to sole any problems; improve current products.
  • Liaise with raw material suppliers to test and identify high quality materials for current and future developments.
  • Keeping accurate records and documentation is also an important aspect of this role.

R&D Chemist Requirements:

  • Hold a degree within relevant discipline: Chemistry, Polymer Technology/Chemistry.
  • Some knowledge/experience with polymers and or inks would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisation and administrative skills are essential, must also possess the ability to prioritise and plan allocated workloads.

Salary: £. CompetitiveBenefits: Pension Contribution - 25 Days Holiday + Banks Hours 37.5 Hours per Week - Monday to FridayRole: Full Time, Permanent


If you are a recent chemistry graduate or possess experience within the polymer or inks industry and are looking for an exciting research and development opportunity please get in touch.


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 8107
  • Posted: 22nd November 2021
  • Expires: 20th December 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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