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Process Development Chemist

South Yorkshire   •  £20000 - £30000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Process Development Chemist to join a leading provider of speciality metals, alloys and materials. The role is based in Rotherham on a full time, permanent basis. The salary for this role is up to 30,000 DOE

The Role:

  • To carry out process development work in the laboratory to facilitate the generation of cost effective process routes for key raw materials.
  • To operate a pilot plant to safely upscale new processes developed in the laboratory.

Your main duties will be:

  • Design, plan and perform experiments on a laboratory scale to support the development of new processes.
  • To write and implement laboratory experimental procedures to promote safe working practices in the laboratory to meet both AMG requirements and also to comply with external legislation.
  • To safely and efficiently operate the pilot plant to support the Project Manager in the development of new cost effective manufacturing processes.
  • Carry out all work in accordance with Health, Safety and Environmental Policies.
  • Generate the data required by the Project Manager in a timely manner so that project deadlines are met.
  • Assist in the development of analytical methods in support of business requirements.
  • Ensure that training is carried out and recorded in accordance with the plan given by senior management.
  • Perform regular housekeeping and safety inspections and report any issues to management.
  • Provide support to the technical department with any other process requirements as and when required.

Other duties

  • Precise planning of work on a daily basis to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Timely completion of all laboratory and pilot plant work to meet deadlines and objectives.
  • Compliance with Health and Safety, Environmental and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains a professional image.
  • High integrity with the ability to work accurately and with good attention to detail.
  • Follow safe working procedures and demonstrate a duty of care to yourself, other employees, customers and external parties.
  • Meet personal and team targets/ objectives.

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

  • Degree in Chemistry.
  • Expertise in a wide range of laboratory skills and analytical techniques.
  • Hands on experience of scale up from laboratory to pilot plant.
  • Good decision making, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to respond quickly and efficiently to a change in working priorities.
  • PC literate (Microsoft office) and able to readily prepare written reports detailing the results of experimental work.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated.

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Process Development Chemist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457723 or email nwood@ckgroup.co.uk. Please quote reference 52533

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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Natalie Wood
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 52533
  • Posted: 23rd December 2021
  • Expires: 20th January 2022

CK Group

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