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R&D Scientist - PhD

Cambridgeshire   •  excellent company benefits   •  Permanent, Full time

A unique opportunity has become available to join a fast-growing chemistry focused business, based in Cambridge. The company have developed in-house a world first chemical solution to several applications including FMCG (fragrances, home care) through to air quality - removing bad pollutants and smells.

As a R&D Scientist, you will take on an important role of working in a cross-function team - designing and conducting R&D experiments. Along with your R&D focus, you will also work with the commercial team to identify new opportunities/translate customers' needs into technical solutions.

R&D Scientist responsibilities

  • Work in a cross-functional team: Design, manage and conduct experiments, implement ideas, methods, knowledge, skills, and experience to achieve the team's objectives.
  • Develop products from concept to scale-up. Develop scalable prototypes and demonstrate performance through material testing.
  • Working closely with the Commercial team to identify opportunities and translate customers' needs into technical solutions and projects.
  • Support key customers to formulate and develop products, as well as validate product benefits and substantiate claims to speed up product launches.
  • Identify IP opportunities and prepare patent documents.

R&D Scientist requirements

  • PhD qualification in Chemistry or closely related field of study with an excellent academic track record (1st Hons degree ideally).
  • You will be a curious Scientist driven by a passion to deliver results and work on sustainable product solutions.
  • You will be highly driven with the ability to work independently.
  • Ability and desire to communicate regularly with customers & clients - which can include top-tier chemical/FMCG businesses.
  • Experience in household and personal care product development would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Contributes to a high-performing, fearless, results-orientated culture
  • Hands-on and entrepreneurial in style, comfortable with getting involved in all areas of the business with minimal support

£Comp + Shares + Benefits

R&D Scientist/Product Development/R&D/Chemistry

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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7412
  • Posted: 28th July 2022
  • Expires: 25th August 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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